A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in November 2015
17 items
Database Fundamentals For Analysts: Science, Data Science and Database Science
Fabian Pascal  
11/27/2015   53 comments
Fabian Pascal explores the question of whether the relational model represents science.
Your Analytics Team Could Join the Elite
James M. Connolly  
11/25/2015   31 comments
Your analytics initiative might be just enough to elevate your organization into the InformationWeek Elite 100 list of the most innovative users of information technology.
Why Analytics Pros Need a Slogan
James M. Connolly  
11/24/2015   39 comments
Maybe it's time for the analytics profession to unite under a single slogan that inspires quality and innovation, something that will help you avoid being one of those case studies where big data analytics went awry.
 Understand the Difference Between Data Science and Analytics
Digital Audio  
11/23/2015   30 comments
The "Three V's of Volume, Velocity, and Variety are what elevate standard analytics to the level of data science.
Building the Right Data Science & Analytics Team
Steven Mills and Ezmeralda Khalil  
11/23/2015   18 comments
In providing a summary of their two All Analytics Academy presentations, Ezmeralda Khalil and Steven Mills of Booz Allen Hamilton highlight the value of identifying the right talent needs, recruiting data scientists from business units, and not wasting time looking for unicorns.
Analytics Skills Gap: It's Nice to Tie 'Billion' to an Accomplishment
James M. Connolly  
11/20/2015   11 comments
The Analytics Skills Gap Series continues with an interview with SunTrust Bank's Dudley Gwaltney discussing the need for advanced degrees, the value of understanding data management, and the data science job market in Atlanta.
Analytics Teams: Manage, Motivate, Retain Talent
James M. Connolly  
11/18/2015   2 comments
Our All Analytics Academy series wraps up on Thursday with an advice-packed session focused on motivating, rewarding, leading, and retaining an analytics team.
A2 Academy on Air and on Twitter Today
James M. Connolly  
11/17/2015   Post a comment
Join All Analytics Academy today at 2 pm EST for an informative presentation by Capella University's Sue Talley on how colleges and enterprises can work together to address the analytics talent gap. Then move with us to a new audience on Twitter for a Twitterchat #a2dataskills after Sue Talley's presentation wraps up.
Analytics: Don't Be the Contented Cow
James M. Connolly  
11/16/2015   8 comments
As illustrated in the All Analytics interactive infographic, a growing number of companies are proving they have competitive business advantages from their use of data, while others are the contented cows of their industry.
Deep Learning: Make Sense of Humongous Datasets
Kishore Jethanandani  
11/13/2015   13 comments
Deep learning technology is finding new ways to make new discoveries, but it isn't for everyone.
Building the Analytics Team Starts With Recruiting
James M. Connolly  
11/11/2015   19 comments
Join All Analytics Academy for the third session in our series on building a great analytics team. Recruiting expert Linda Burtch will discuss how to identify and hire data science professionals in this competitive environment.
How Steep is Your Learning Curve? On Analytics and Mentors
Leo Sadovy  
11/11/2015   7 comments
Mentors, whether for young people, the experienced, or the organization itself can help you optimize a learning curve.
A2 Academy Extends the Discussion to Twitter
James M. Connolly  
11/10/2015   Post a comment
Join the All Analytics community and your peers on Twitter when we extend the reach of the A2 Academy through a Twitter chat #a2dataskills on Tuesday, November 17, at 2:45 pm just after the Academy session, "Colleges and Companies Address the Talent Gap."
The Digital Analytics Divergence (The Great Divide)
Emmett Cox  
11/9/2015   3 comments
The small to mid-sized retailer needs to keep pace with the change driven by big box chains, but a lack of resources adds a lot of challenge.
Your Opportunities and Hurdles in Team Building
James M. Connolly  
11/5/2015   Post a comment
Join All Analytics Academy today to learn about best practices in hiring a big data analytics team.
Events: Technology Makes You Feel You Were There
James M. Connolly  
11/4/2015   4 comments
The miracle of technology allows people who missed key tech events catch up on at least part of the experience. Check out the videos from the SAS fall events, Analytics 2015 and The Premier Business Leadership Series.
A2 Academy: Degrees, Certificates, Jobs
Sue Talley  
11/2/2015   8 comments
The debate goes on about whether certifications or degrees are right for analytics professionals. Answer could be "both". Dr. Sue Talley of Capella University sets the stage for her presentation in All Analytics Academy: Build a Successful Analytics Team.