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An Argument Against the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoWorld, Galen Gruman recently opined, “A highly connected world where devices of all sorts intelligently use sensor data to be more efficient, adjust to changing conditions, prevent or at least flag problems, and optimize performance of themselves, workflows, and even personal health — that is the vision of the Internet…

A Look Inside the Open Data Platform Debate

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by Angela Guess Jeff Kelly recently wrote for Wikibon Premium, “The creation of the Open Data Platform has resulted in a pretty vigorous debate among industry players about the need (or not) for such an industry consortium to help speed Hadoop adoption in the enterprise. Rather than take up a lot of space detailing the…

Is Data an Asset?

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by Angela Guess Nicole Laskowski of Search CIO recently wrote, “When Micheline Casey, chief data officer at the Federal Reserve Board, referred to data as an asset at last year’s MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium, she sparked a debate that, at first, appeared to be purely semantic. ‘Have you ever tried to use…

Big Data v. Small Data

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by Angela Guess Daniel Gutierrez of Inside Big Data recently wrote, “I’ve been monitoring an interesting discussion on the Big Data and Analytics group over on LinkedIn – “Is there a difference between big data and small data?” It is an interesting question, one that I’ve heard before during my travels down in the trenches as I…

Is There an Ideal Programming Language for Big Data?

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by Angela Guess Charles Menguy of InfoQ.com recently wrote, “Big Data is a field where even a single millisecond loss can be significant over billions of events. Yet, languages often regarded as slow like Python have gained a lot of popularity in the past year. Recent articles and discussions in the Big Data community have started…

The Open Data Debate

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by Angela Guess Garry Przyklenk of Search Engine Watch recently wrote, “We live in very complex times. As much as we talk about integrated insights, it only seems to be getting worse. If I sound a little bleak it’s because this statement has been shared ad nauseam: digital marketers are literally drowning in data. Data sources…

Analytics, Visualization, & Governance — Oh My!

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by Angela Guess Michael Shashoua has written an article for Waters Technology which considers “whether analytics, visualization, or management and governance techniques deserve the most attention as the industry seeks to comply with new regulation and standards.” He writes, “With a swirling, confusing array of data management solutions being offered to address the woes of…

SQL or NoSQL?

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by Angela Guess Tom Krazit of GigaOM recently covered a debate regarding which database solution is better, SQL or NoSQL. He reports, “Everybody likes a good technology debate: Mac vs. PC, Android vs. iOS, Larry Ellison vs. the world. On Thursday panelists at GigaOM Structure turned their attention to the world of databases: SQL or NoSQL? The…