Here are 10 Most Innovative Companies in Big Data, as selected by Fast Company:
For harnessing data from its planes and trains to power a new Industrial Internet, potentially saving billions.
For feeding its DIY data scientists cash-prize challenges (then molding them into a consulting biz).
For using a visual approach to take the guesswork out of big data.
For playing global data evangelist by sharing its problem-solving power with cities, businesses, and universities.
For embracing data scientists and supercomputers to build the hospital of the future.
For analyzing millions of local climates to predict how shoppers’ habits sway with the weather.
For forging alliances to make millions of students smarter, from adaptive-learning ebooks to personalized English language training courses.
For providing businesses with hundreds of homegrown apps to sniff out error files and keep things humming.
For expanding its service to let customers dive through every social media stream available.
For mining employee performance to help stanch turnover and upend HR.