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The Powerful Combo of Big and Small Data Can Help Make Babies

By   /  March 12, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Mike Kavis, a Forbes contributor, recently wrote, “Last week I explored how small data, rather than big data, can be a critical component of the Internet of Things. To drive the point home I went looking for more examples of companies using both small and big data to improve decision making. I […]

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Big Data – Why the hype?

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Can Space-Time Take Big Data Visualizations to the Next Level with Virtual Reality?

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Alex Woodie, writing for Datanami, recently noted, “Visualization tools such as Tableau and QlikView have become indispensable for exploring and identifying trends hidden within data. But now a company called Space-Time Insight is taking big data visualizations to a new level with an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Space-Time Insight is a […]

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How Smart CEOs Employ Social Media and Collaboration Tools

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  BI / Data Science News, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Preparing for the Internet of Things (And the Mountains of Data that Go With It)

By   /  March 10, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Patrick McFadin of Apache Cassandra recently wrote in Wired, “As Internet of Things projects go from concepts to reality, one of the biggest challenges is how the data created by devices will flow through the system. How many devices will be creating information? How will they send that information back? Will you […]

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CIOs Lead Collaborative Team in Growing Big Data and Analytics Initiatives

By   /  March 10, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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The Fact That Big Data Is “Big” Isn’t What Makes It Interesting

By   /  March 9, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Stephen Brobst of Teradata recently wrote in Forbes, “I hate big data. That is, I hate the term, mainly because it implies that size is the interesting aspect of big data. Data volume has been exploding for decades. Big data has many interesting aspects, but bigness isn’t one of them. I’d like […]

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Fifth Annual NoSQL Now! Conference Opens a Call for Presentations

By   /  March 6, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Startups, Take Notice: How Splunk Got a Big Hold on the Big Data Market

By   /  March 6, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Doug Henschen recently asked the readers of InformationWeek, “What big data vendor hauls in more revenue than Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR combined? It’s Splunk, which last week reported yet another year of fast growth, reaching $450.9 million in revenue in its fiscal 2015 year ended January 31, a 49% increase over prior-year […]

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MapR Debuts as a Challenger in Gartner Data Management Solutions Magic Quadrant

By   /  March 6, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it has debuted in the Gartner 2015 Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics Magic Quadrant as a Challenger. Additionally, MapR, a pure-play Hadoop vendor, has been positioned […]

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