The perspective of the word DATA has changed drastically over the decades and more so in recent years. The practice of collecting data in yore for mere bookkeeping has today become a matter of wise investment to create a gold mine for future. Hence every sector like government, corporations and academia are investing heavily on getting their Enterprise Information Management Architectures in place.
The prospect of tapping into the DATA generated in an enterprise…Continue
I am delighted to bring you this guest post from Jim Sterne, an international consultant who focuses on measuring the value of the Web as a medium for creating and strengthening customer relationships. He has written eight books on using the Internet for marketing, is the founding president and current chairman of the Digital Analytics Association, produces the eMetrics Summit and sits on Anametrix’s Board of Advisors.…
Excitement around Big Data has significantly increased the demand for data scientists. This hot position has been hailed as the "Sexiest Job of the 21st Century" by the Harvard Business Review.
When we started in the advanced analytics space we didn't use the term 'data scientist.' We were more focused on solving problems than defining a job description. Our initial teams have evolved and adapted to challenges through hands-on experience to find…Continue
This year has seen consolidation and engineering around improving the basic storage and data processing engines of NoSQL and Hadoop. That will doubtless continue, as we see the unruly menagerie of the Hadoop universe increasingly packaged into distributions, appliances and on-demand cloud services. Hopefully it won’t be long before that’s dull, yet necessary, infrastructure.
Looking up the stack, there’s already a line up of cool tools for data scientists and not to be left out,…Continue
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