This Sunday marks the 86th Academy awards, when millions of viewers will tune in to see which of their favorite movie stars will take home an Oscar. Leading up to the ceremony, viewers make predictions based on hours of watching nominated films, personal preferences, and critical observations. But can the winners be predicated by software? What if business itelligence software and data analytics can lead viewers to pick the winners based on scientific data, rather than a hunch?
Check out these articles on how big data is playing a new “role” in award season:
- InformationWeek: And The Winner Is: Big Data Oscar Picks
- Big Picture Sounds: Can You Predict Oscar Winners Using BI and Analytics Software?
- Bloomberg (video): Big Data: And the Oscar Winners Are…