Kristen Nicole

Named by Forbes as a top influencer in Big Data, Kristen Nicole is currently a Senior Editor at got her start with 606tech, a Chicago blog she dedicated to the social media space, going on to become the lead writer and Field Editor at Mashable.

Kristen Nicole has also contributed to other publications, from TIME Techland to Forbes. Her work has been syndicated across a number of media outlets, including The New York Times, and MSNBC.

Kristen Nicole published her first book, The Twitter Survival Guide, and is currently completing her second book on predictive analytics.

Latest from Kristen Nicole

Watch Spark Summit 2017 here for live coverage: Tackling big data intelligently

Live from Spark Summit 2017, theCUBE will be broadcasting exclusive interviews from next month’s open source community event. As Apache Spark continues to tackle some of the biggest data-wrangling obstacles in enterprise information technology, the platform is expected to only increase influence, closing complexity gaps in the Hadoop open-source ecosystem. Yet Spark faces its own […]

Boosting a revival for tinkerers in software startups

Back by popular demand, Canonical Ltd. Founder and Executive Chairman Mark Shuttleworth (pictured) returned to theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s roving news desk, to answer community questions regarding the business and monetization of open-source technologies in the enterprise. In a live interview from last week’s OpenStack Summit, Shuttleworth also shared industry insight on OpenStack’s especially taxing journey to make a […]

High prices remain ServiceNow’s top challenge in market expansion, says analyst

Success has been an undeniable fact for ServiceNow Inc. over the past decade, with a lauded initial public offering, a current annual growth rate of 35 percent and a $17 billion market cap. Yet the information service management provider wants more, with plans to extend its software automation platform into new markets within enterprise workloads like security, […]

Pilosa rethinks bitmaps for massive data queries at scale

We ask a great deal of modern machines. Stuffed full of information and imbued with cognition, modern computers do our bidding, ideally in real time. Yet for all the advances in data management, the ability to quickly retrieve and analyze data remains a critical obstacle in today’s digital economy. One startup is rethinking established technology […]

Ozlo finally reveals a business model for its AI training app

Blame it on Iron Man, that genius, billionaire superhero with a most effective (and virtual) sidekick, Jarvis. The fictional, artificially intelligent assistant has helped spur the imaginations of Silicon Valley’s billionaires in recent years, many investing dearly in AI services as the market warms up to Amazon Alexa, Google Allo and IBM Watson. Yahoo Inc. […]

Open source helps Internet of Things jump the hype hurdle at enterprises

Businesses are feeling their way into the Internet of Things, but they’re not moving very quickly, according to new findings from a Red Hat Inc. survey that reveal a sizable gap between interest in IoT and actual deployment of projects. The open source software provider released its newest report today, revisiting earlier IoT trends it uncovered […]

Immuta raises $8M to make data swaps fully legal exchanges

Data has two faces, representing a company’s most competitive advantage but also its biggest risk. In the wake of a frightful year of ransomware and cyber espionage, businesses in 2017 are on information lockdown, tangling data scientists in a mess of bureaucratic red tape. Factor in the impending regulatory laws for data management and privacy under the General […]

WATCH LIVE: Spark Summit explores growth and challenges in open source tech | #SparkSummit

Kicking off today is our live broadcast from Spark Summit East, an event dedicated to the open-source community as Apache Spark tackles the biggest data-wrangling challenges in enterprise information technology. With ongoing enhancements for intelligent automation and code consolidation, Spark is expected to grow its influence in enterprise environments, continuing to close complexity gaps in […]

Predictions 2017: The year of IoT, self-serve software and the data protection officer

As if 2016 weren’t volatile enough for the technology industry, the coming year is likely to be even more interesting, thanks to everything from a very unpredictable new U.S. president to a confluence of trends ranging from artificial intelligence to virtual reality to the continued rise of the cloud. This is the latest in a series […]

The right to deceive: Do sensor trackers just make us better liars?

Sensor data tells on us, detailing our behaviors in the form of digital evidence. In today’s data-hype economy, digital evidence is the currency of truth, spent on real-time marketing and product research. It’s all to the benefit of big business, where demand for unfiltered truth in data is changing the very nature of the transaction. […]