Big data analytics
- February 12, 2016
IoT big data analytics is needed to make sense of the mountains of data coming from industrial equipment and Spark may be up to the task.
- January 28, 2016
Data scientist ranks as the top job in America this year, as low supply and high demand mean big money for those who qualify for that emerging IT career.
- December 16, 2015
As 2015 comes to an end, it's time to review some of the biggest developments and trends in the world of BI and big data, including how sports teams, hospitals and data-driven executives pushed ahead on analytics.
- December 01, 2015
Employees who have BI and big data jobs are feeling pretty good about them, according to TechTarget's 2015 salary survey. High pay and strong job prospects are a couple reasons why.
- November 16, 2015
This episode of the 'Talking Data' podcast discussed how machine learning is being applied to whale identification as part of a programming contest.
- September 22, 2015
Hiring a data scientist can be a big investment, so businesses need to know how to optimize the process. As a guide, some experienced analytics managers discuss their hiring strategies.
- September 17, 2015
Two new products from Skytree and Arcadia Data want to bring BI and analytics to Hadoop, without sacrificing speed or enterprise scalability.
- August 31, 2015
Hadoop is one of the most popular big data technologies. But when it comes to predictive modeling and data visualization, its utility is somewhat limited, users of HP's Vertica system say.
- August 05, 2015
Predictive modeling can help turn high-profile data scientists into public figures. But in business applications, it demands attention to detail, process and, ultimately, business value.
- June 30, 2015
Apache Spark is about more than just data processing. The software libraries included in the big data platform make it suitable for a variety of analytics applications.
- June 29, 2015
Spark Summit 2015 brought announcements that data scientists and other users will soon have two cloud-hosted options to run the big data framework. This podcast takes a deeper look.
- June 24, 2015
The Apache Spark engine can be a powerful tool for encouraging big data adoption among front-line workers thanks to its fast processing speeds.
- June 15, 2015
After nearly a year of limited availability, software vendor Databricks has made its cloud-based version of the Spark processing engine generally available.
- May 28, 2015
Varying privacy laws on data collection and analysis in different countries can make unified business intelligence approaches difficult for global companies.
- May 13, 2015
Hospitals are under pressure to cut costs and to restore patients to good health without readmissions. Predictive analytics can help, but providers need a solid plan for using their data.