Polls emerge as the biggest losers in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Could big data have made a difference?
In the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, we witnessed the stunning and unexpected defeat of a methodology in addition to a candidate: poll-based election predictions. November 8, 2016 was a spectacular failure of poll-based predictions, fast on the heels of the spectacular failure of the poll-based predictions in the 2015 U.K. General Election. Since we have […]
Powering the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University
In this exciting election year, we at Cisco are very proud to have supported the first Presidential Debate held on September 26th at Hofstra University. Although Hofstra has hosted past Presidential debates in 2008 and 2012, this year they had less than nine weeks to design and deliver a secure and operational network to meet […]