Datamural Insights

About David C Robinson

As stewards your data, it is our job to use the information we create to find solutions – to show you where to look. As we started to think about the concept of creating a Data Mural we really wanted to focus on painting a picture with data that could help to solve some of the world’s big problems. We thought about the kind of problems we could solve by more effectively integrating data across a wide spectrum to give researchers the tools to find solutions that might be a bit out of the box - giving you a different and more comprehensive view of the world your data captures.

ETL vs VDW and the Tools We Use

By |February 15th, 2015|

I’ve known that there are dozens of hadoop based cloud services out there but I’m constantly surprised about the lack of education in investor circles – even VCs who invest in SaaS companies about the difference between what they do and what we’re seeking to do here at Data Mural. 
All of these platforms still require traditional data […]

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Will The Gospel of Disruptive Innovation Survive?

By |February 15th, 2015|

The concept of disruptive innovation has become so much a part of our popular culture that it’s taken as gospel, taught at Universities as course work, and discussed at every start-up event. It seems as if every entrepreneur claims to have the latest “disruptive innovation” as if this is somehow the only thing that matters […]

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Big Data and Mapping Infectious Diseases

By |February 14th, 2015|

It’s been said that Big Data is the new electricity of the 21st century with the capacity to transform business, government, and our personal lives. Yet the actual applications I seem to hear most about is how Big Data can “drive sales” or accelerate the growth of your business or improve the service intervals of […]

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The Big Problem With Big Data

By |February 8th, 2015|

We are standing at perhaps the most amazing crossroads of development in human history. In the next few years we will see the collision of faster, more accurate computing power and the rise of artificial intelligence make what was computationally impossible a short time ago is now very achievable. Bringing supercomputing into our daily lives […]

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