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Gartner’s Outline for Building a Big Data Strategy

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by Angela Guess Nicole Laskowski of Tech Target reports, “How can CIOs get tripped up by big data? Lack of leadership — on the business and IT side — is one of biggest inhibitors of big data success, according to Gartner Inc. The Stamford, Conn.-based consultancy has found that big data leadership failures often can…

Neo Technology and Azul Systems Partner on Big Graph Databases

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by Angela Guess According to an article out of the companies, “Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability and Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that Neo Technology is now a member of Azul’s ISV partner program. The two companies are working together to target key vertical…

Analytics Heads to Grad School at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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by Angela Guess A new article out of RPI states, “To prepare students and career professionals for the expanding scope of careers requiring Big Data and analytics skills, IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining forces to offer a new, one-year Lally School of Management and Technology graduate degree program in fall 2013: the Master…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Backend Software Engineer

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by Angela Guess Rosetta Stone is looking for a Senior Backend Software Engineer in Seattle, WA. The post states, “Do you want to change the world with a smart group of friendly people? Do you like working on the bleeding-edge in tech stacks? Do you like shipping code fast? Rosetta Stone is looking for a…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Krish Krishnan on Data Governance

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Krish Krishnan, the President of Sixth Sense Advisors Inc. Krish will be…

Featured Video: A Model Driven Data Governance Framework for MDM

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A Model Driven Data Governance Framework for MDM – A Case Study from Statoil from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess One of the many highlights from last year’s Enterprise Data World Conference was a case study presented by Christopher M Bradley, Chief Development Officer at IPL and Eldar Bjørge, Leading Advisor – Information Architecture at Statoil.…

Your GPA Matters Less Than Your Big Data to Employers

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by Angela Guess Max Nisen of Business Insider reports, “Increasingly, recruiters and managers are going beyond the resume and evaluations and turning to Big Data. That means a lot of old practices for evaluating people and stereotypes about who succeeds are falling apart. Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college…

Big Data & Data Governance: The Usability Problem

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by Angela Guess Bill Wise recently wrote on AllThingsD, “Sen. Lindsay Graham just told Fox News that the reason the FBI never realized that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev went to Russia in 2011 is that ‘when he got on the Aeroflot plane, they misspelled his name, so it never went into the system that he…

Neo4j Adopted by Global Companies Including Junisphere, Zenoss

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced continued global adoption of Neo4j by Network and Data Center Management companies, including Junisphere, Zenoss and gen-E. With Neo4j, these customers are experiencing major improvements in performance, agility and competitiveness as a result of…

Big Data Job of the Day: Big Data Integration Developer

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by Angela Guess GM is looking for a Big Data Integration Developer in Austin, TX. The post states, “The Big Data Integration Developer position is a highly technical position with responsibility to lead the creation and use of all data deliverables for specific projects such as migration of an existing independent data mart into the…