Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Big Data is Growing Up

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by Angela Guess Thomas H. Davenport recently wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal stating, “A company to which I’m an advisor, NewVantage Partners, just released its second annual survey of Big Data use in large companies. Most of the companies (75%) participating in the survey were large financial firms, but 20% were in healthcare…

Big Data Driving Big Salaries

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of Read Write Web recently wrote, “Enterprises may still not know exactly what value they expect to glean from Big Data, but that hasn’t stopped them from spending big money on Big Data skills like Hadoop and NoSQL. According to a 2013 Dice Tech Salary Survey, Hadoop and NoSQL skills, the two mainstays…

Data Scientists Need a Professional Code of Conduct

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by James Kobielus Some professions are in positions of public trust, even though many of their practitioners are in the private sector and may have no compunction about amassing vast wealth from their efforts. For any given society, you can identify these professions in any of several ways: does the government require rigorous education, testing,…

Extracting Value from Big Data

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by Angela Guess Narendra Mulani of Health Data Management recently wrote, “In the age of big data, the world’s most successful companies will be data-driven enterprises. That is to say, data will be hardwired into their decision-making through automated processes that enable them to move with great speed and agility. To reach this level of…

Video: Selecting Right NoSQL Solutions for Your Enterprise Big Data Technology Stack

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Selecting Right NoSQL Solutions for Your Enterprise Big Data Technology Stack from DATAVERSITY Enterprise Big Data Technology stack remains incomplete without the use of one or more NoSQL technologies. However given the large number of NoSQL technologies available in the market today it is a very challenging task for enterprise architects and technology executives to…

Disruptive Big Data

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by Angela Guess Greg Satell of Forbes recently discussed how growing trends like the semantic economy, Big Data, and the Web of Things are causing powerful disruptions in the business world. He writes, “While the world has become more complex, our ability to process data has also increased exponentially.  The combination of accelerating returns in technology and…

C9 Secures $12M in Funding, Appoints Michael Howard New CEO

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “C9, the Revenue Performance Company, today announced that it has received a $12 million Series D round led by existing investors Mayfield Fund, InterWest Partners and Leapfrog Ventures. With this latest round, the company has raised a total of $40 million. The new funding…

Video: Big Data Analytics at T-Mobile

NoSQL13 in Review

This presentation was given at the NoSQL Now! 2013 Conference & Expo on August 21, 2013 Big Data Analytics at T-Mobile from DATAVERSITY A key application of big data analytics involves understanding consumer behaviors from sources such as click streams, sensors, text, and other forms of non-traditional data. In this workshop we will discuss the…