Lots of major firms are investing heavily in “big data”. Companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook collect huge amounts of data and Google’s business model is based on clever analyses of user data. But also more traditional firms such as American Express have scrambled a specials big data team of about 1,000 staff. But read more
The differences between DAM and database
A couple of weeks back, a client asked me the question what the difference is between a digital asset management (DAM) system and a database. In fact, both are able to store assets, information around the assets, and retrieve information. He told me that his organization had been customizing databases over the past ten years read more
Is there still a business case for tablet mags?
In April 2010 the Apple iPad was launched. At the time, it was like the new revolution in publishing. A huge iPhone with a screen big enough to be used for reading magazines on it. We are now 4,5 years down the line and have seen plenty of solutions in this market space. This week read more