Finding Relevant Data in the Cloud for Actionable Decisions by Andres Dorado

An Information Need* is the topic about which the user desires to know more, and is differentiated from a query, which is what the user conveys to the computer in an attempt to communicate the information need.”


• Information Retrieval
• The “ABC” Formula
• Some of the Challenges
• Example 1: The Right Profile
• Example 2: Like it 
• Example 3: Promote it
• Conclusions
• Q&A


  • Analytics add capabilities to information retrieval systems that facilitate finding relevant data in the “cloud”.
  • Analytics enables information retrieval systems to deal with  large-scale data sets and therefore is recommendable for working with Big Data.
  • Analytics provides advanced techniques for more effective browsing and filtering of Big data.

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