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. Build a data lake (and utilize it).

Data Quality – The most important data dimension?

Eric D. Brown

Take a Look at Your Data , I discuss the importance of data quality and data management in an organization’s digital transformation efforts. What is data quality? … To be of high quality, data must be consistent and unambiguous.

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What is the cost of bad data?

Eric D. Brown

How much is bad data costing you? In this article I give an example of what the cost of bad data really is. The cost of bad data. What do they know about data management? The cost of bad data is high regardless of what the number actually shows.

Data Analytics – The importance of Data Preparation

Eric D. Brown

While not as life-and-death as the above questions, data preparation is just as important to proper data analytics as learning the basics of driving before getting behind a wheel. Data preparation is important. The Importance of Data Preparation.

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Data Analytics – Data Modeling, a Necessary first step

Eric D. Brown

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘data modeling’? Just typing ‘data modeling’ almost made me go to sleep. Data modeling has many different definitions and connotations. You don’t have a data strategy?

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Information Risk: Balancing the Good and Bad of Data Analytics

CEB IT

Managers like to talk about the power of data and analysis, and the opportunity it gives them to launch new products and reach new customers. The former has opened up companies to new security risks while the latter has left some customers feeling uneasy about the privacy of their data.

Your Data Is Worth Nothing, Unless You Use It

Forrester IT

I’m often asked the question, “What’s my data worth?” As the data economy heats up, the fear of being left behind leaves some company execs in a cold sweat. Forward-looking board members ask about data commercialization strategies and expect answers. data insights

Why It’s Important For Your Organization to Know The Difference Between a Data Scientist and Data Engineer

CTOvision

In particular, there has been a significant increase in demand for data scientists. Companies are searching and competing for increasingly scarce data scientists as the […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data and Analytics Cloud Computing CTO artificial intelligence big data data data engineer data scientist Enterprise

Use Text Analytics Technologies To Handle Mountains Of Unstructured Data

Forrester IT

Enterprises are sitting on mountains of unstructured data – 61% have more than 100 Tb and 12% have more than 5 Pb! Luckily there are mature technologies out there that can help. First, enterprise information architects should consider general purpose text analytics platforms. These are capable of handling most if not all text analytics use […].

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Data Analytics – Prescriptive vs Descriptive

Eric D. Brown

You’ve collected tons of data. You’ve got terabytes and terabytes of data. You are happy because you’ve got data. But, what are you going to do with that data?You’ll How does data analytics come into play?

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INFOGRAPHIC: Data Scientist vs. Data Engineer by Cognilytica

CTOvision

As AI increasingly gains popularity among enterprises, companies are actively seeking data scientists who possess data science skills. Many enterprises confuse the roles of data scientists and data engineers. Artificial Intelligence Big Data and Analytics CTOEven though some traits, skills, programming languages and tools are shared by both roles, the overall roles and core skill sets are different and are not [.].

Big Data Project Management: Data Must Flow!

CTOvision

I'm currently researching big data project management in order to better understand what makes big data projects different from other tech related projects. Many if not most organizations still have a lot to learn when it comes to making use of emerging big data analysis techniques.

How Artificial Intelligence is Making Big Data Better Than Ever

CTOvision

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

Five Careers to Consider for Data Enthusiasts

Datacponomy

Are you fascinated by how businesses use data to make decisions? The post Five Careers to Consider for Data Enthusiasts appeared first on Dataconomy. Big Data Data Science Featured Technology & ITDo you get excited every time you have to crunch numbers?

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Why “Data Ownership” Matters

CTOvision

In Understanding data ownership in the data lake Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect at IBM, writes: Depending on the organizational point of view, different ownership rules may apply in different situations to data. It is a tricky part when we deal with Data ownership while using external sources, especially if we use social data which is an essential element, as we build our cases for front office digitization, customer sensitive analysis and so on.

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Recognizing Relevant Big Data and How to Use It

CTOvision

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

The Data Digest: Prioritize CX Investment By Understanding Empowered Consumers

Forrester IT

age of the customer B2C marketing consumer segmentation customer data customer experience index (CX Index) data insights EuropeOn paper, customer experience (CX) is about people creating memorable experiences for other people.

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Dynamic Data Centers

CTOvision

Big Data and high performance computing (HPC) are on a collision course – from machine learning to business intelligence, the combined power of clustered servers, advanced networking and massive datasets are merging, and a new Big Data reality is on the rise. Big Data News

Data and Culture go hand in hand

Eric D. Brown

I wanted to see how well data and culture mixed at this company. He started asking me about big data, how big data can help companies and what big data would mean to their organization. Data is used to support a decision rather than informing the decisions.

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Right-Sizing Data Center Resources

CTOvision

One of the perennial problems of data centers is monitoring server utilization to ensure right-sizing of resources. There is even a tool to help you understand where to place new hardware in the data center based on available space, power, and cooling, to help avoid hot spots and power issues.

How GDPR is Affecting Marketing Data

Datacponomy

It’s been one month since GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, a policy set in place to address the digital age’s ever increasing flow of personal data, went into effect for European industries. The post How GDPR is Affecting Marketing Data appeared first on Dataconomy.

Four Data Analytics Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Datacponomy

Data science has gone through a rapid evolution, fueled by powerful open source software and more affordable and faster data storage solutions. The post Four Data Analytics Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them appeared first on Dataconomy.

Your data project is going to fail

Eric D. Brown

I hate to be the bearer of bad news… but your data project is going to fail. Heck, maybe not the one you don’t even know about yet…but at some point in the future – if you stay in the data world long enough – y our data project is going to fail.

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When it comes to big data, think these three words: analyze; contextualize; internalize

Eric D. Brown

If you don’t know, I’m a bit of a data nerd. I’ve been writing about big data, data science, machine learning and other ‘new’ stuff for years. I believe in data science and I believe in big data. quintillion bytes of data per day.

Big Data’s Impact on Advertising

CTOvision

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. Healthcare, in particular, will […].

A CIO’s Code Of Ethics For Managing Company Data

The Accidental Successful CIO

As the person with the CIO job, it turns out that you have a daily job in which you are the person who is responsible for keeping control over your company’s data. As the CIO you are responsible for how data flows within the company. Not all data is good data.

How GDPR Will Affect Data Science

Datacponomy

By now, any data professional worth his or her salt should know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The post How GDPR Will Affect Data Science appeared first on Dataconomy. Big Data Tech Trends

Stop Drowning in Big Data: How to Gain Insights with a Complementary Approach of Technologies from AI to IoT

CTOvision

The 21st century is all about data, and IoT devices excel at producing it. The world has generated more data in 2017 than in the previous 5000 years added together. When you feel your data analysts cannot handle the amount of data, or that their analysis is one step behind, machine learning may be your [.]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data and Analytics CTO Robots

Which Technologies Will Help Usher in Big Data?

CTOvision

Big Data and Technology Become Intertwined The technology revolution has arrived and it is only going to grow and grow. 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. Big […].

How Big Data is Becoming Smaller Than Small Data

CTOvision

In E-Commerce, Small Data = Big Data and Vice Versa. Big Data, small data and everyday data: Is there a meaningful difference between these three information carriers nowadays? Understanding Big Data. Big Data, Small Data and E-Commerce.

Paxata: Adaptive Data Preparation

CTOvision

Paxata developed the first Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform built for the business analyst. With seamless connections to BI tools like Tableau, QlikView, and Excel, users can combine data on their own or work with peers in a shared, transparent environment as they shape data for analytics.

Zoomdata: Designed to support Big Data

CTOvision

Zoomdata is the next generation data visualization system that easily allows companies and people to understand data visually in realtime. Zoomdata develops the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big data. Research Team.

Early Horror Stories Of The Data Economy

Forrester IT

cybersecurity privacy security & risk big data customer experience data economy digital transformation Security & RiskWhen salacious tales of Cambridge Analytica’s activities emerged in 2018, we thought the company was finished. The many on-air discussions of illegal activities, law enforcement warrants, legal action threats from partners, and questionable ethics had appeared to doom them.

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