Accenture and MIT Alliance in Business Analytics launches data science challenge in collaboration with Chicago
February 26, 2014New annual contest for MIT students to recognize best data analytics and visualization ideas.
Data-Driven: MIT infuses the rise of sports analytics
February 26, 2014Follow the 2014 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, Feb. 28-March 1 in Boston, via social media and webcast. Tickets are sold out.
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.
How should we use our intelligence?
December 13, 2013MIT event exposes fault lines among high-ranking former government officials on NSA’s data-gathering programs.
CBMM co-hosts workshop on data representation
November 14, 2013
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.
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.
How to keep wireless carriers from selling your usage data
July 29, 2013How you can opt out
Data from edX’s first course offer preliminary insights into online learning
June 10, 2013Researchers analyze page views, clickstreams and discussion threads for clues to how students learn online.
An electrical switch for magnetism
May 29, 2013MIT researchers develop a new approach to controlling the motion of magnetic domains; work could lead to low-power computer memory.
Making quantum encryption practical
May 20, 2013An MIT team that proposed a new, more-practical scheme for using quantum physics to secure data transmission has now demonstrated it experimentally.
Companies benefit from analytics
March 5, 2013Global study from MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds companies gain competitive edge by using analytics.
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.
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 Libraries’ research contributes to award-winning redistricting software, DistrictBuilder
November 5, 2012Web-based resource gives citizens the opportunity to participate in the redistricting process.
MIT Auto-ID Labs launches ‘Cloud of Things’ initiative
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.
CSAIL research examines how smartphone apps track users
September 17, 2012Decentralized Information Group shows that many applications collect data even when 'idle'
Making Web applications more efficient
August 30, 2012A new system that automatically streamlines database access patterns can make large Web applications up to three times as fast.