Today more than ever, enterprises are collecting, buying, borrowing, selling, sharing, etc., infinitely more data about their customers, products, suppliers, inventory, and finances. A supermarket may be interested in seeing what customers’ purchase to provide them with targeted, timely, and relevant offers. A big box retailer may use point-of-sale and inventory data to better manage […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.