In the world of business intelligence (BI) and big data, Apache Hadoop receives quite a bit of attention and buzz. Despite this extensive coverage, however, Hadoop remains a gray area for many. […]
Two new reports on big data and big decisions were released today by Accenture and PwC. Both reports shed new light on the impact of big data on enterprises today, and how […]
The use of Big Data strategies is thought to have the potential to help physicians and scientists move closer to treating individuals, rather than diseases. Developing treatments that are tailored to an […]
For the last five years or so, it’s been pretty easy to pretend you knew something about Big Data. You went to the cocktail party grabbed a drink and then said “Hadoop” […]
Remember those school or college careers department computer print-outs of suggested professions to which we might be suited? Typically, they were treated by the recipient with scepticism, if not a little mirth. […]
Data carpentry is a skilled, hands-on craft which will form a major part of data science in the future.
The New York Times has an article titled For Big-Data Scientists, ‘Janitor Work’ Is Key Hurdle to Insights. Mostly I really like it. The fact that raw data is rarely usable for […]
“Big Data” has become a huge buzzword in the business world. Whether this data comes from social networks, purchase histories, Web browsing patterns or surveys, the vast amount of consumer information that […]