It's no secret that Singaporeans love to shop, and with…

How geolocation data can drive greater retail profits Singapore is a shopping paradise for locals and international visitors alike with consumer spending reaching $32.1 billion in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report…

Until now, big data has primarily been seen as an…

In the early hours of Saturday 14 June, a bar just off Orchard Road welcomed nearly 50 per cent more people than usual at 4am. While it’s not hard to predict that a World Cup game…

Commercial real estate pioneers are cutting costs, reducing energy use,…

Planning public transport in a big city like Singapore is a hugely challenging task. A new MRT station costs tens of millions of dollars, and a new line billions. So it's important to build them…

geospatial data

DataSpark held its inaugural IGNITE Summit over 15-16 September, bringing together thought leaders, big data experts, practitioners and users in an exclusive event showcasing innovative use cases and providing a glimpse of future possibilities. (more…)

geoanalytics

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="337"] Dr. Giuseppe Manai, Director of Applied Analytics, DataSpark at Singtel[/caption] Dr. Giuseppe Manai heads the Applied Analytics team at DataSpark, leveraging telco-derived insights to provide analytics and consulting services to key…

Can Data Analytics revolutionise out-of-home advertising? Outdoor advertising is almost as old as civilisation. The Egyptians are said to have invented it in 2000 BC, carving public notices on large wooden slabs. In many ways…

dataspark conference

DataSpark was at this year’s Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) conference, held at the Marina Sands Convention Centre on 16 September. DataSpark presented and discussed the capabilities of their geoanalytics technology and services to an…

Big data is predicted to be next big thing that…

DataSpark's Mobility Intelligence APIs provide programmatic access to mobility insights which can be integrated into any application. Experience the power of mobility insights, and take your corporate decisions to the next level. For a limited period…

Strata + Hadoop World is one of the world’s leading conference on big data, featuring some of the most progressive leaders in the industry, delving into areas that include Big Data in telecommunications and finance;…

Data scientists Thomas Holleczek and Geraldine Wong discuss how DataSpark's unique data resources create better customer engagement models and business practices for our partners. [embed]http://youtu.be/aK7nAyhFvZ8[/embed] More DataSpark videos at our YouTube channel 

Public transport

SMRT Corporation ferried a record 4.5 million people around the city for the SG50 celebrations on 9 August, demonstrating Singaporeans’ reliance on public transport. Singapore’s public transport system is a high-capacity one which meets current…

When Earth Hour began in 2007, little did its founders know the scale it would achieve in only a few short years. The not-for-profit environmental movement, organised by the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature),…

telco data

Despite having amassed a treasure trove of consumer data for a while, telco operators have been cautious about exploiting these assets - partly due to the privacy and security concerns and the technical challenges in…

SEA games

As marketing professionals – even for those without the all-encompassing ‘digital’ in our title – we’re all very used to analytics by now, especially using data collected from our websites, social and campaign activity to…

On Saturday the 14th of February we celebrated Valentine’s Day,…

enterprise big data strategy

Data has become critical to achieving competitive advantage in business. But with the growing industry noise around big data and a plethora of data management tools to consider, enterprises should develop a clear strategy to…

DataSpark analysis provides insight into emergency calls Hotline phone services – from the emergency 999 and 995 numbers to the weather line – are a vital source of security and information for Singaporeans. Now data…

Big data master report

Big data. Talked about at almost all conferences and industry events and in most boardrooms across the world. As we know, it’s streams of highly complex, continuous and often unstructured data. But the question that many corporations…

mobile data

Despite the improved efficiency and customer experience from digital and mobile banking, the traditional bank branch still remains the primary point of physical interaction for people. Now banks equipped with consumers' mobile data can understand the…

Strata + Hadoop World Singapore 2016 saw the congregation, in Singapore, of thought leaders in the Big Data analytics and insights arena, enabling practitioners to learn through the sharing of experiences and exchange of ideas.…

data analytics

One of the main topics at this year’s ad:tech Asia conference was the need for brands to leverage data to tailor content for their customers in real time. In an always-connected world, knowing where to…

As smart devices move beyond fitness and into health and…

big data and small data

Companies can use data to make more intelligent business decisions and to take a more proactive approach to how their business is managed. Yet, it's the combination of the variety of data sources available and unique analytics that will…

data-driven enterprises

As technology developments reveal new data analytics frontiers, CEOs should look towards current best practices to unlock valuable, actionable insights. (more…)

big data applications

Traditional applications of big data may have been aimed at improving operations based on internal assets but a recent survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) indicates that enterprises are shifting towards more market-facing initiatives…

Do you really understand how to maximise opportunities with the…

Data scientist is not the first profession one associates with…

big data mobile industry

The competition in telecommunications is at an all-time high, especially in the developed countries. In the US today, there are around 80 mobile network operators including four that reach nationwide, whereas in Europe there are…

An aspiring Big Data scientist should look no further than Chandra Sekhar Saripaka. He’s had an illustrious career since graduating from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad, India. Chandra is an experienced software engineer…

2015 will be the first full year that Singapore's Personal Data…