With applications for jobs ranging from cancer detection to retail pricing, nine data-driven small and midsize businesses (SMBs) vied for Global Entrepreneur of the Year at IBM's SmartCamp competition.
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The SmartCamp Barcelona winner analyzes the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi signals emitted from mobile devices in an urban and inter-urban areas. They then turn that data into real-time traffic information, including estimated travel times, congestion rates, and accident alerts. Above, BitCarrier CFO Cristina Galan and CEO Martin Mendez make their pitch.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?