Big Data Forum

Addressing Data Quality

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Big Data is quickly being recognized as a valuable influencer of business strategy, able to improve productivity, streamline business processes, and reduce costs. However, not all data holds the same value and organizations need to take care to address the quality of the data they’re exploiting, while carefully managing security and governance concerns. Read the […]

8 universities at the forefront of big data

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Undergraduate programs have been slow to catch on to big data education. Until now. Here are eight universities paving the way for the next generation of data scientists with undergraduate degrees in big data. Read the full article at CIO.com

Open for business: Navistar discusses the coexistence of open source and enterprise software in a data scientist’s world

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While the debates and discussions about data science and data scientists rage on, many companies are opting for action, recruiting and hiring so many data scientists that demand is exceeding the supply of viable candidates. Because of that, the notion of effectively attracting and retaining data scientists has also become a topic of conversation among […]

Securing Big Data Off to Slow Start

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While so-called “big data” initiatives are not new to a number of industries – such as large financial services firms, pharmaceuticals, and large cloud companies – it is new to most organizations. And the low cost and ease of access of the software and hardware needed to build these systems, coupled with an eagerness to […]

The Sky’s the Limit For Big Data Value with Cloud Analytics

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Download Now A recent IDG study explores how cloud analytics can unleash the power of big data.  According to 76% of the IT and business leaders surveyed, cloud analytics is arguably the best way to traverse big data initiatives.  It all comes down to deriving the most value from data in the shortest time. And […]

The Scoop on Hadoop for Big Data Value

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Download Now A recent IDG study reveals the need to augment Hadoop with data management tools to quickly and fully extract the value of big data. This infographic gives you an at-a-glance look into promise and pitfalls of Hadoop—from the challenges to the solutions.

How Hadoop Helps Realize Big Data Value

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Download Now Today, many tools support the big data movement—perhaps none more so than Hadoop. But you may need some extra help to tap its full potential. According to a recent study by IDG, IT leaders see real value in augmenting Hadoop with data management tools to speed and strengthen analytics. Read this  research report […]


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What’s stopping your Uberization efforts?

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The digital transformation is finally here, and as this blog post discusses, the opportunities to thrive are all around us.  Of course, making the most of each opportunity means overcoming the obstacles first.  

Full Disclosure

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It’s not uncommon for organizations to seek data as a means of helping them turn into the next Uber or Airbnb. However, in doing so it’s crucial that we understand the significance of providing full disclosure to our customer base.