dark data


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dark data

Information a company receives during the course of business that it never does anything with. A huge amount of dark data is collected on registration forms and e-commerce sites. See big data and copy data.
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"A company's dark data reservoir may be out of sight and out of mind for many organisations, but it's an enticing target for cybercriminals and ransomware attacks.
Swaroop continued: "A company's dark data reservoir may be out of sight and out of mind for many organisations, but it's an enticing target for cybercriminals and ransomware attacks.
With this acquisition Hu-manity.co adds two patents to its intellectual property portfolio and now operates an IRB approved observational research cohort that enables healthcare's dark data to be used for FDA regulated clinical trials powering the discovery of transformational medicine.
Dark data is a big challenge for companies because the storage cost rises exponentially.
"The first thing we do is give organisations visibility so that their dark data is no longer dark," he said.
The models become the source: structured, accessible and up-to-date -- no longer just a 'dark data' preliminary sketch or unmaintained afterthought.
To process and interpret the reaming 80% of the data that is in the form of videos, images, and human voice (also called as dark data), there is a need of cognitive computing systems.
Overall costs, along with the novelty of the law, could mean that a lot of companies could end up deleting far more dark data (data of unknown value) than necessary in the process.
Although physically available, critical information from things like court records, emails, medical reports, psychological evaluations, and case notes becomes hidden, leading to "dark data."
"The Government must act immediately otherwise abuse will continue and trust will decline - more dark money and dark data will flood the system and buy influence," he said.
Known as dark data, reinvented processes that employ machine learning can find hidden value in such data, enabling companies to find solutions through the unused information, make better decisions and offer new products and services.
The first podcast dives into the details of "dark data," which is hidden or orphaned data files that often clog information storage systems as well as add tremendously to data storage overhead cost.