Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Sponsor Spotlight Column: ALTILIA on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed ALTILIA about their product offerings at EDW2014.  ALTILIA are the developers of MANTRA, a Smart Data Management Platform that allows organizations to better access and manage their Big Data needs. ALTILIA are Sponsors at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1,…

Enabling a Solid Big Data Infrastructure

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age reports, “Data management is really not a new thing. But today businesses have access to more sources of data than ever before, including social and online, to mix with the data they already have about our customers and their behaviours… It’s no longer simple transactional behaviour and so…

Dataguise Announces the Industry’s First Big Data Protection Partner Program

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Dataguise, the leading provider of Big Data security and protective intelligence solutions, today announced the industry’s first Big Data Protection Partner Program (BDP3). The Dataguise BDP3 is built around the Dataguise product suite, which delivers data privacy protection and risk assessment analytics that allow…

How to Build a Big Data R&D Team

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by Angela Guess Jim Meyerle, co-founder of Evolv recently wrote for The Next Web, “As a co-founder at a big data analytics software company, where recruiting talented data scientists and engineers often feels like finding a needle in a haystack, I regularly get asked about lessons learned in building world class, big data-focused R&D teams. Given…

5 Steps to Capitalizing on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Inhi Cho Suh, IBM’s Vice President of Big Data, recently shared five steps for taking advantage of Big Data with Forbes. The list begins, “(1) Build a corporate culture that’s savvy about big data and analytics. Organizations are becoming much more data driven, applying insights to everything from key business processes and decisions to the…

Why Apple Should Get Into the Big Data Game

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat recently opined, “Apple captures billions in revenue every quarter by selling devices, music, and movies, but it could be missing out on a big opportunity: big data. Analysts at Wells Fargo believe the company could become smarter when it comes to tapping lots of the data it’s privy…

Why Big Data Needs “Thick Data”

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by Angela Guess Mikkel Krenchel and Christian Madsbjerg of Wired recently wrote, “In a generation, the relationship between the ‘tech genius’ and society has been transformed: from shut-in to savior, from antisocial to society’s best hope. Many now seem convinced that the best way to make sense of our world is by sitting behind a screen…

Hadoop is Securing Its Status in the World of Big Data

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by Angela Guess Clint Boulton of The Wall Street Journal recently wrote, “As companies collect more data on how consumers interact with their businesses, the Hadoop open source storage system is emerging as a key technology for breaking up large chunks of data into smaller pieces. Companies use Hadoop to manage data businesses generate through websites,…