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

Where’s the money in IoT? Start with real-time data

When it comes to monetizing the Internet of Things’ vast network of sensors and activity logs, the assumption is there’s value in the data. Value, however, can be a highly subjective lens for crafting IoT’s ecosystem bound to overlap with nearly every industry imaginable. One company wants to make data more available within organizations, a […]

How can AIs study you while keeping all your secrets? Neura CEO explains

Updated: There’s more data being collected on you than companies know what to do with. Dubbed the “data lake”, this growing repository of information bears the promise of better business and improved customer service. But what do you get in exchange for the data shared? Organizations across industries are increasingly turning to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine […]

Samsung’s new earbuds track fitness data: Biometrics whiz explains hearables

Is the ear a more accurate body part than the wrist for collecting biometric fitness data? Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is exploring the possibilities, signing a major deal with Valencell, Inc. to power its Samsung Gear IconX cord-free fitness earbuds, announced today. With a global wearables market projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 35 percent […]

New Nest cam knows faces, wired for smarter alerts: Where does Google fit in?

Where does Nest roost at Google’s restructured company, Alphabet, Inc.? With a sluggish product portfolio and the dramatic departure of co-founder and CEO Tony Fadell, Nest’s place on the Google/Alphabet family tree follows a tangled trail.   Bringing a fresh perspective as the new Product Manager for Nest, Mehul Nariyawala returns to the company’s roots of sexy intelligence. The Nest […]

Why trustees matter in data lake accountability | #MITCDOIQ

Today’s Chief Data Officer (CDO) needs buy-in from top management if they are to succeed, according to EMC’s own chief data governance officer, Barbara Latulippe. Promoting ownership and access to data, Latulippe shared best practices and EMC’s tried-and-true methods for trawling the data lake. Latulippe spoke with Stu Miniman (@stu) and Paul Gillin (@pgillin), cohosts of theCUBE, from […]

What’s Comcast win with Icontrol acquisition?

Updated. Comcast is acquiring Icontrol to boost its Xfinity smart home platform. What’s the buy mean for SHaaS market consolidation and rivals? Before smart homes were smart, there was Icontrol Networks, Inc.  An early entrant in the home automation market, Icontrol helped establish the Smart Home-as-a-Service (SHaaS) sector and twelve years after its launch, Icontrol […]

Aligning data for IoT: Scale, automate and monetize with goTransverse

While the Internet of Things has been a consumer-centric concept representing the data deluge benefiting the most innovative of enterprises in recent years, the discussion is beginning to shift to business methodologies as the IoT market finds its footing. What does it mean to glean insight from the billions of connected devices expected to populate […]

Why home insurance needs your whole house connected #CEOseries

The Internet of Things can’t predict all circumstances of the future, but its aggregate data can encourage proactive ambitions. Such has been the case with insurance companies looking to sensor data for consumer truths, the insight needed to provide more accurate rates and appropriately resolve claims. Progressive Corp. was an early adopter of IoT technology, promoting […]

Reggie Jackson on VR baseball, Steph Curry and the social web | #SAPPHIRENOW

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson returned to theCUBE today to share his thoughts on current trends in social media as they relate to athlete branding, as well as to discuss his latest tech project, Reggie’s Garage. Broadcasting live from SAP SE’s annual Sapphire conference, Jackson sat down with John Furrier (@furrier) and Peter […]

SAP’s been on the defensive, time for full frontal attack: Analysts at #SAPPHIRENOW

The new landscape for modern business is characterized by a digital transformation, and SAP SE is heavily invested in the changing marketplace. The software maker’s partnership with Microsoft, highlighted by an appearance of Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at SAP Sapphire’s keynote this morning, is just one example of the company’s direction moving forward. While […]