Upcoming conference puts supply chain management in broad context
March 11, 2014Host Yossi Sheffi thinks supply chains change, and are changed by, the world.
White House to co-host workshop at MIT on ‘big data’ and privacy
February 24, 2014March 3 event convenes academics, representatives of industry, and top government officials to discuss big data and the role of technology in protecting privacy.
New MITx course shares how data has changed healthcare, dating, and baseball
February 19, 201415.071 The Analytics Edge examines real-world examples and teaches analytic approaches.
Storage system for ‘big data’ dramatically speeds access to information
January 31, 2014Using multiple nodes allows the same bandwidth and performance from a storage network as far more expensive machines.
MIT Professional Education creates Online X Programs and launches big data course
January 10, 2014"Tackling the Challenges of Big Data” is first professional course to be offered online
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick visits MIT’s SMART Centre in Singapore
December 24, 2013Governor’s visit spurs a discussion regarding transportation, ‘Big Data,’ and information technology.
Cameron Kerry joins MIT Media Lab as visiting scholar
December 17, 2013Former Commerce Department official will work on privacy issues and ‘Big Data for Public Good’ initiative.
CBMM co-hosts workshop on data representation
November 14, 2013
MIT Big Data Initiative launches transportation challenge, privacy working group
November 12, 2013New efforts aimed at improving the use and management of big data
Improving data management, through entrepreneurship
September 9, 2013MIT adjunct professor Michael Stonebraker co-founded Vertica Systems, and other startups, that have helped improve database management.
Chairman of McEwen Mining to speak at MIT big data conference
August 27, 2013Rob McEwen will discuss how big data and the Internet led to a major gold strike, transforming the mining industry.
MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson to deliver keynote at big data conference
August 15, 2013The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and the Accenture and MIT Alliance in Business Analytics will host the conference at the Cambridge Marriott.
Accenture and MIT form alliance for advanced analytics solutions
March 13, 2013New collaboration will develop tools and techniques focused on big data and decision science.
Companies benefit from analytics
March 5, 2013Global study from MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds companies gain competitive edge by using analytics.
Big medical data
January 25, 2013At the intersection of medicine and computer science, researchers look for clinically useful correlations amid mountains of information.
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Artificial intelligence, Medical data mining, Engineering Health, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Computer science and technology, Health care, Health sciences and technology, Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups
December 20, 2012Study: Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
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Department snapshot: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
November 16, 2012EECS places renewed emphasis on interdisciplinary research, partnerships with alumni and industry, and experiential learning.
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Speeding algorithms by shrinking data
November 13, 2012A new approach to processing ‘big data’ creates succinct representations of huge data sets, so that existing algorithms can handle them efficiently.
MIT Auto-ID Labs launches ‘Cloud of Things’ initiativeSubscribe
November 2, 2012Initiative brings together academia, industry to support the development, adoption, best practices and commercial success of big-data applications in mobile retail commerce.