A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in January 2015
24 items
Does Everybody Need To Be a Data Analyst?
Doug Henschen  
1/30/2015   25 comments
Information Week's Doug Henschen explores the prospect of spreading analytics capabilities across the masses.
Top 10 Global Trends That Will Impact Hospitality in 2015
Kelly A. McGuire  
1/29/2015   3 comments
The power of the millennials, the value of sustainability, and economic disruption are some of the factors that hotel executives have to consider as we move through 2015.
Data Governance Takes a Cross-Industry First Step
James M. Connolly  
1/29/2015   20 comments
Industry leaders Hortonworks, SAS, Aetna, Merck, and Target have launched an initiative for an open-source data governance platform.
Focus on the Big Data That's Most Important
Jon Martindale  
1/29/2015   12 comments
Corporate resources can be limited and time is critical, so enterprise managers have to identify and focus on the data that returns the most value to the organization, and pass on much of the rest.
A2 Radio: Let Simulated Experience Guide Decision Makers
James M. Connolly  
1/28/2015   4 comments
A2 Radio presents a discussion on how your organization might use simulated experience to help decisions makers -- whether executives or customers -- wade through the statistics and other data that we are collecting.
How to Visualize an Answer to Your Skeptics
John Balla  
1/26/2015   1 comment
Visualization can make all the difference when it comes to data-driven decision making.
Understand the Role of Mobile Analytics
James M. Connolly  
1/26/2015   15 comments
We need to better define mobile analytics and then focus on getting the true mobile apps to work the way they are supposed to.
Analytics: A Gap in the Market or a Market in the Gap?
Bryan Beverly  
1/23/2015   15 comments
So you want to be a data scientist. Understand why and how you want to make the move.
When Hoarded Data Turns Creepy
James M. Connolly  
1/22/2015   31 comments
There's something strange about seeing 25-year-old data show up in a completely unexpected place, and you wonder who thought it was a good idea to save it.
Glass: Tech Just for Tech's Sake
James M. Connolly  
1/16/2015   28 comments
The demise of Google Glass -- and good riddance.
Diagnosis: Your Data Is not 'Normal'
Leo Sadovy  
1/16/2015   2 comments
There are well over a hundred different statistical distributions other than “normal” available to characterize your data.
How Retail Gets It Right With Analytics
John Balla  
1/15/2015   Post a comment
With analytics, retailers can know exactly what customers want -– and make sure they get it.
 A Chat About Big Data, Machine Learning & Value
Digital Audio  
1/15/2015   125 comments
Join author Jared Dean for a discussion about his book, Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning: Value Creation for Business Leaders and Practitioners.
The Analytics Skills Gap & the Real World
James M. Connolly  
1/15/2015   24 comments
Let's take a real world look at the big data talent shortage. Have your say in our new Quick Poll, and discuss the impact the skills shortage is having in your organization.
Lesson for Data Professionals: Accept 'It Depends'
James M. Connolly  
1/14/2015   4 comments
The variables in retail highlight why there's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to IT and analytics in particular.
It's Time to Put Big Data to Work
Rich Reimer  
1/13/2015   12 comments
To reap the real benefits of big data analytics we need to think beyond the core technology and look at people, process, and data management.
Discuss Big Data, Data Mining & Machine Learning
James M. Connolly  
1/12/2015   8 comments
Join the discussion of Jared Dean's book Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning: Value Creation for Business Leaders and Practitioners in our online chat and A2 Radio Show.
Big Chief Data, Little Chief Data
Matthew Brodsky  
1/12/2015   14 comments
While there are plenty of advocates for the position of Chief Data Officer, opinions are split on a CDO's responsibility and reporting structure.
NRF: A Peek Into What's in Store for You
James M. Connolly  
1/9/2015   6 comments
Don't think about the NRF's Retail's Big Show next week as just being about retail. It will provide some signs of where where technology and big data analytics are leading all our industries.
My Body, My Life, My Health Data
James M. Connolly  
1/8/2015   32 comments
It's time to revisit the issue of who owns and holds personal medical information.
Big Data is a Quiet Star at CES
Jeff Bertolucci  
1/7/2015   20 comments
Big data is the underlying big story at CES 2015, as we see a flood of Internet-connected devices loaded with data sensors.
It's a Great Time to Be an Analyst
Emmett Cox  
1/7/2015   7 comments
The ability to visualize data -- its sources, its types, and relationships -- is now a core talent for analysts as they set out to design and build big-data applications.
Big Data Faces the Curse of the Calendar
James M. Connolly  
1/6/2015   9 comments
Predict progress in big data; plan for success with big data; but don't call 2015 the Year of Big Data. It's a curse.
IWeek's Big Data Predictions For 2016
Jessica Davis  
1/5/2015   Post a comment
What's in store for big data in 2016? Expect updates in machine learning, real-time data-as-a-service, algorithm markets, Spark, and more.




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