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NoSQL Job of the Day: Sr. Director of Product Development

by Angela Guess MTV & VH1 Digital is searching for a Senior Director of Product Development in New York, NY. The post states, “Currently, we are seeking entrepreneurial and experienced product developers to take on some of our ambitious initiatives in the TV shows, music, movie, news, and events domains.  If you have an outstanding…

Data Job of the Day: Business Intelligence Manager

by Angela Guess Ross is looking for a Business Intelligence Manager at the corporate office in Pleasanton, CA. According to the post, “The Business Intelligence (BI) Manager will serve as a Solution Architect and a Delivery Lead. In addition, he/she will have progressive experience in the BI space, with solid knowledge in all phases of…

Outsourcing Big Data Jobs?

by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Services Angle writes, “Statistically foreign workers might prove to be one answer to the big data skill gap that is growing increasingly noticeable in the U.S today. The McKinsey Global Institute said that there’s a shortage of 200,000 data scientists in the current job market. That’s a lot of…

Big Data and Cybersecurity at the Olympics

by Angela Guess Chris Peterson of TechNewsWorld reports, “In the most recent Beijing Olympics, it is estimated there were 12 million potential cybersecurity threats each day. The reality is the majority of these threats were easily mitigated — routine cybersecurity attacks from automated tools and moderately skilled attackers. However, within those millions of benign threats,…

Securing the Cloud with a Security Governance Framework

by Angela Guess Abdul Salam of Cloud Tweaks reports, “Cloud computing has received the brunt of most recent high-profile security attacks and data breaches, giving cloud computing a bad reputation of being unsecure, which now makes it a scapegoat for any failed security measure. But cloud computing can become very secure no matter the architecture…

Big Data Job of the Day: Technical Program Manager, Data Science

by Angela Guess LinkedIn is searching for a Technical Program Manager of Data Science in Mountain View, CA. According to the post, “The role of Technical Program manager supports a challenging and crucial piece of growing LinkedIn: Managing, coordinating and scaling our data analytic projects to support the staggering growth of our next generation products.…

Data Job of the Day: Senior Manager, Business Intelligence

by Angela Guess Home Depot is looking for a Senior Manager of Business Intelligence in Atlanta, GA. The post states, “The Sr. Manager, Business Intelligence is responsible for  identifying the strategic information needs for Homedepot.com and leading the development of descriptive analytics measures and tools to provide insight to the business.   Develops robust data solutions…

Mapping Big Data to Business Goals

by Angela Guess Joe Cordo of CMO.com recently wrote, “The idea of mapping Big Data to business goals is almost an oxymoron, isn’t it? After all, Big Data is an amorphous term and business goals are very real and specific. Get past the hyperbole, and you’ll see that Big Data for the marketer is really…

William McKnight to Keynote NoSQL Now!

by Angela Guess The team at DATAVERSITY ™ is pleased to announce that William McKnight, President of McKnight Consulting Group will keynote the NoSQL Now! Conference this August 21-23 at the San Jose Convention Center. According to the release, “McKnight will highlight a comprehensive agenda of sessions that will feature key topics related to NoSQL…

New Book: Managing Blind

by Angela Guess ECCMA reports that the company has published founder Peter R. Benson’s book, Managing Blind: A Data Quality and Data Governance Vade Mecum. According to the company, “The literal translation of the Latin vade mecum is ‘go with me’, a small reference book that you carry with you. Managing Blind is a small,…