Are You Ready For Big Data?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to understand what they are going to do with big data Image Credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases. The Challenge Is What To Do With The Data. Changes like “big data” often don’t happen all by themselves.

Big Data Roadmap – A roadmap for success with big data

Eric D. Brown

I’m regularly asked about how to get started with big data. My response is always the same: I give them my big data roadmap for success. Most organizations want to jump in a do something ‘cool’ with big data.

Hortonworks’ Big Data Scorecard

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Often times, the journey to data driven business transformation can not only be challenging, but also confusing. The first step towards overcoming this challenge is mapping out the journey to fully utilize the value of your company's Big Data. Mapping Big Data (oreilly.com).

Big Data Is Dead. Long Live Big Data AI.

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Read Gil Press write about big data artificial intelligence on Forbes : In December 2014, I asked whether we were at the beginning of “the end of the Hadoop bubble.” I kept updating my Hadoop bubble watch (here and here) through the much-hyped IPOs of Hortonworks and Cloudera. The question was whether an open-source distributed […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Kubernetes Meets Big Data

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Organizations yearn order and simplicity over chaos and confusion, but the data-driven era we live in challenges these desires on a daily basis. Seemingly every day, massive amounts of transactional and streaming data is being introduced into enterprises.

How Artificial Intelligence is Making Big Data Better Than Ever

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The concept of Big Data is a relatively new one. It denotes the availability of vast volumes and sources of data, which were not available before. By itself, Big Data is powerful, and when combined with Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, the opportunities presented by this combination are just endless. As big data moves to the […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data

Have we lost the cancer battle? No! – say Big Data and Machine Learning

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Can you fight cancer with the help of Big Data and Machine Learning? – say Big Data and Machine Learning appeared first on Dataconomy. How can these technologies help in the procedure of diagnosis, drug discovery and treating cancer?

Big Data’s Impact on Advertising

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Big data is a megatrend, and one that has bulldozed its way into a variety of industries and causes. Healthcare, aviation, education and job training are all excellent examples of how big data is changing the current landscape. Big Data CTO Cyber Security NewsIt’s not just a small chain of disruptions, but rather a complete evolution.

Start small with Big Data

Eric D. Brown

Big data doesn’t have to be used to solve big problems. Big data sure makes it easier to solve big problems, but you can just as easily use big data and data analytics to solve ‘smaller’ issues.

Recognizing Relevant Big Data and How to Use It

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Big Data is everywhere you look, and we have seen how useful it can be. Among billions of terabytes of data gathered, there is a treasure of marketing data that businesses need to understand in order to know what is relevant and how to use it to get better business results. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security big data marketing

New Quantum Machine Learning Algorithm Could Crush Big Data

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PMUs generate huge amounts of data that help […]. Big Data and Analytics CTO NewsRead Zayan Guedim explain how a new hybrid system combines classical machine learning techniques with quantum computation to optimize the management of the power grid on Edgylabs blog : Strategically deployed across the grid, Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) are sensor devices that measure currents and voltages at a particular time.

Big Data isn’t the answer

Eric D. Brown

In a recent speech, John Costello, former president of Dunkin Donuts, is reported to have said “Big data is not a strategy…” I wish I had said that sometime in the past few years. I hear people talking (and writing) about big data today.

How Your Small Business Can Begin To Use Big Data

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While big data can seem like an intimidating term when you are running a small business, it can be a very useful tool to drive your business’s success. Big data, as a term, encompasses many sources of information, some of which you may already use. Big data has many benefits to offer you, from a […]. Big Data CTO News

Attunity: Big data management software

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Attunity is a leading provider of big data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Research Team.

Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data

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Big Data Cloud Computing CTO CIOsStartup businesses are a risky proposition. This means that if things aren’t done in the most effective way possible, businesses will never make it past the first year. The business plan can often determine whether or not a business gets passed the startup phase of the company. When creating a business plan, owners sometimes skip […].

How Big Data Drives The Sharing Economy

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Your data is being tracked. The advent of "Big Data" has resulted in an internet landscape where every major company tracks their users' information. When a website warns you that it wants to use cookies to track your information, that's a clear sign of big data at work. We often hear about the sharing economy, big data, and other technical terms that seem a bit mysterious. Big DataBrigg Patten. Don't worry, you aren't alone.

Big Data Project Management: Data Must Flow!

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I'm currently researching big data project management in order to better understand what makes big data projects different from other tech related projects. Organizations that are not already data-driven will take longer to recognize and internalize big data benefits.

A Timeline of Big Data Analytics

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The world seems to run on big data nowadays. In fact, it’s sometimes difficult to remember a time when businesses weren’t intensely focused on big data analytics. It’s equally difficult to forget that big data is still relatively new to the mainstream. The amount of data being generated in the world today is immense, and it’s only getting bigger. Consider the following to be a brief timeline of the big data analytics phenomenon.

Which Technologies Will Help Usher in Big Data?

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Big Data and Technology Become Intertwined The technology revolution has arrived and it is only going to grow and grow. Big […]. Big Data big dataWhen Gutenberg invented the printing press, the dissemination of information grew at an incredible rate. Equally important was the printing press’ ability to store information. Informational repositories can be tapped for many additional uses.

Hadoop and Big Data

Eric D. Brown

When I talk to people and companies who are just starting out in big data, I usually hear something about Hadoop. At some point in the recent past, Hadoop has become synonymous with big data, which is a bit disconcerting.

Big Data in Healthcare Will be the Norm by 2021

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As the benefits of big data become more pronounced, this technology is finding a place in an increasing number of industries, not the least of which is the healthcare sector. In fact, some researchers anticipate that big data could become a staple in the way healthcare is administered by as soon as 2121. Big Data Health IT healthcare

Distributed Data Caching Using Big Data

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The advent of the emerging sector of Big Data has brought with it the promise of highly scalable databases to handle terabytes of data at a time. The post Distributed Data Caching Using Big Data appeared first on Dataconomy. Big Data Contributors Featured

What You Should Know About Big Data

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The visual below highlights use cases of Big Data and how industries can benefit from incorporating Big Data into their operations. The rising importance of big data to big business (betanews.com). By Katie Kennedy.

November 12th Big Data Webinar

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On November 12th join Hortonworks, HP, SAP, and American Digital for a webinar discussion on how to gain a competitive advantage and transform your business with Big Data. Lance Roberts , VP Big Data Practice American Digital.

White Paper: Three Big Data Blueprints

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Enterprises everywhere have been seeking improved ways to make use of their data. Wherever your organization falls on the spectrum, odds are very likely that you have established requirements for open framework and open repeatable solutions for your big data projects.

Three Critical Aspects of Design Thinking for Big Data Solutions

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The post Three Critical Aspects of Design Thinking for Big Data Solutions appeared first on Dataconomy. Big Data Contributors Featured Technology & IT design thinking digital transformation

Is Big Data Worth It?

Eric D. Brown

I just read an article titled “ Marketers: Is Big Data Worth It? ” In the article, the author, Larisa Bedgood , does a very good job of addressing the question of whether big data is important for organizations to focus on. Your data must tell a story.

How Big Data Is Helping Professional Sports

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Big data has made its way across many different areas of industry, including the professional sports industry where the use of analytics is making a major change in how athletes and sports teams are preparing for games. The use of analytical data is not solely limited to being used as a development tool for individuals […]. Big Data CTO News Sports

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Secrets to Big Data Success?

Eric D. Brown

Last week I was asked whether there were any ‘secrets’ that companies can follow to ensure success with big data. Do leverage dark data. Don’t just report on the data. It takes hard work and listening to the data to let it tell its own story.

Big Data, Big Analytics and You

Eric D. Brown

Big data has been a popular topic over the last few years. Many organizations have been studying big data systems and processes as well as the science behind capturing, storing, analyzing and using large amounts of data within their businesses.

The three roadblocks to big data success

Eric D. Brown

Anne Fisher just published a nice piece titled “ Why Big Data Isn’t Paying Off for Companies (Yet) ” where she describes research from the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) regarding big data initiatives within organizations around the world.

Big Data Simplified

Eric D. Brown

Over the past few months, I’ve heard and/or read the following statements from consultants: Big data is complex. Big data is complicated. Big data is the future. Big data is complex, complicated, scary and time-consuming to do correctly.

Big Data Security Presents Big Challenges

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Big data means big responsibilities, and anyone worried about protecting and preserving big data needs to accept those responsibilities

Big Data Changes Coming in 2018

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Data is an overall commodity that a lot of individuals make use these days. Big Data Business Intelligence Companies CTO NewsIt's not surprising to find students trying to accomplish their work through the aid of the internet or research material being readily available online. Technology has created huge leaps for information be readily available to the masses; sifted easily with the […].

Clearing up Lingering Confusion Around What Big Data Really Is

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Big data is a buzz term in many industries, but many people still do not understand the concept of it. Data analysis tools can benefit any company, and new tools are being invented every year. Big data can benefit small businesses and multinational companies. Gaining Information from Unstructured Data. More than 80 percent of structured and unstructured data is thrown away after two years. Companies collect data on a daily basis.