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December 02, 2015
Business analysts and data scientists no longer restrict themselves to internally produced data that comes from IT-managed production systems. For their analysis they use all the data they can lay ...
October 12, 2015
Not so long ago I attended a session in which the speaker was very clear on what big data is and what it is not. In his opinion, big data is unstructured data and unstructured data is big data. ...
October 05, 2015
The third big data myth in this series deals with how big data is defined by some. Some state that big data is data that is too big for a relational database, and with that, they undoubtedly mean a ...
September 28, 2015
Self-service analytics allows users to design and develop their own reports and do their own data analysis with minimal support by IT. Most recently, due to the availability of tools, such as those ...
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A data scientist is a professional responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting large amounts of data to identify ways to help a business improve operations and gain a competitive edge over rivals. Continue Reading
Data scientists aren't born -- they're made. IT pros from a wide range of backgrounds are working to gain the data science skills for which companies are looking. Continue Reading
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It's not too late to consider signing up for data management conferences in June. Here's a quick rundown of four events focused on Hadoop, Spark, data governance and other topics. Continue Reading
In this Talking Data podcast, Spark users are finding that latency and development challenges can make it difficult to start doing machine learning with Spark systems. Continue Reading
Even before the hot title of data scientist was fully defined, a complementary role began to bubble up: data engineer. Here's how they differ and why companies may need one, the other or both. Continue Reading
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Chief data officers are becoming more prevalent in companies, and more necessary, consultant John Ladley said in a webinar -- so much so that he thinks 2015 could be 'the year of the CDO.' Continue Reading
IT recruiting expert Matt Mueller explains why obtaining a specific degree or certification in data management shouldn't be a job seeker's top priority. Continue Reading
Most IT departments run away from complexity, but when it comes to big data, there's a good reason for all those systems. Continue Reading
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A DevOps approach could warrant a front-end and a back-end database administrator. Continue Reading
Expert Matt Mueller offers advice to data management pros who are interested in developing their big data skill set. Continue Reading
Enterprise information management programs should be molded around clear business objectives, says a senior information architect at Bank of America. Continue Reading