Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Big Data – Why the hype?

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by Sue Geuens We all know that data has been “big” for many years, so why now is there this concerted effort and discussion around it. I believe it is because organisations are beginning to realize that they have a lot of information about almost everything they do that could give them a better insight…

How Smart CEOs Employ Social Media and Collaboration Tools

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by Angela Guess Robert J. Thomas and Yaarit Silverstone recently wrote in the Harvard Business Review, “Advances in digital technology and their use in organizations carry huge promise to empower people at all levels. Social media and collaboration tools not only open the door to faster and more extensive knowledge-sharing, but they also enable conversations…

CIOs Lead Collaborative Team in Growing Big Data and Analytics Initiatives

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “IDG Enterprise— the leading enterprise technology media company composed of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World—announces the release of the 2015 Big Data and Analytics research, which spotlights an increase in the number of deployed data-driven projects over the past year and reveals that many…

Fifth Annual NoSQL Now! Conference Opens a Call for Presentations

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by Angela Guess DATAVERSITY® Education is happy to announce “a call for presentations for the fifth annual NoSQL Now! Conference, a vendor-neutral event focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) database technologies. Interested professionals should review the guidelines and topics outlined at http://nosqlnow.com/cfp.cfm. All submissions must be made by April 3rd, 2015 to be considered. The conference…