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6 Ways to Cure a Big Data Headache

Headache

by Angela Guess Owen Shapiro of AdAge recently wrote, “While you are preparing to take maximum advantage of all the glorious opportunities big data offers, keep in mind that big data can also pose serious threats to businesses. Here are six solutions to the headaches that big data can bring.” Headache one is unsecure data:…

The IT Job Skills You’ll Need in 2015

Job Search

by Angela Guess Erin Carson of Tech Republic recently put together a list of five IT job skills that will be important in 2015. One of those skills is database management: “There’s a lot of hype about data, but it can be a powerful thing when effectively used. ‘Companies realize there’s a lot of power…

How to Get More Out of Your Big Data Investments

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by Angela Guess Joanna Schloss of CMS Wire recently wrote, “Big data has finally arrived and is quickly maturing. IT leaders are now shifting from thinking about the possibility of making investments in big data platforms to thinking about how to get more out of the investments they’ve already made. And with good reason. When…

Moving Big Data Projects into the Cloud: A Guide

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by Angela Guess James Kobielus of Wired recently wrote, “The cloud provides an agile, scalable foundation for managing and pulling more insights out of the tsunami of data crashing over companies. Its adaptability creates a flexible platform for deploying new sets of analytics tools. Its connectivity makes analytics accessible and easy to use for anyone…

The 7 Most Data-Rich Companies

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by Angela Guess Bernard Marr of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “Some companies really get big data. Not only do they realize size matters – they understand you also have to know what to do with it. Here’s a list of seven companies I think are at the top of the game, when it comes…

Five of the Biggest Big Data Myths

The Myth

by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDNet recently wrote, “Some people see the term ‘big data’ as just broad-brush marketing coated with hype. But even those taking the big-data concept at face value need to overcome certain misconceptions. Gartner thinks the hype can make it harder to choose the right course of action in this…

10 Things to Know About Big Data

Brain Spiral

by Angela Guess Conner Forrest of Tech Republic recently put together a list of ten characteristics of Big Data. He writes, “(1) Big data is a big market. A recent IDC report forecast that the big data market will see a compound annual growth rate of 27% and will reach $32.4 billion in 2017. The…