Big Data and the Analytics Arms Race - November 14, 2013 You think big data is big today? Just wait until next year…or the year after that…or the year after that. It is growing exponentially. Whatever seems big now will likely seem relatively small just a short time from now. My inner analyti [...]
Analytic Teams Are Rapidly Reaching Critical Mass - October 10, 2013 Over the past year, I have seen a very positive and encouraging shift in my discussions with organizations about the analytic talent that they employ. More and more discussions are about how to best structure an analytics organization as many compani [...]
What Does Taming Big Data Really Cost? - September 12, 2013 I’ve written in the past about the hype that surrounds big data. Perhaps one of the most ridiculous urban legends out there today is that working with big data is cheap.
Big Data Analytics Doesn’t Have To Be The Wild West - July 11, 2013 To many, big data feels like the wild west; little or no structure or standards and an unclear picture of how to use the data for analysis. Will there ever be a day when big data will become easier to work with?