Jordan Ferrer

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Are You Ready for Data Science?

Data science is all the rage. Almost every CMO I know wants a data scientist for their very own – they are the status symbol du jour for senior executives everywhere. But, building the right data science team for your organization is not as easy as picking the right data scientist. Data science …

Predictive data, the real workhorse behind the Internet of things

The market for connected devices like fitness wearables, smart watches and smart glasses, not to mention remote sensing devices that track the health …

Using Kafka and YARN for Stream Analytics on Hadoop

<b>Understanding Big Data: Stream Analytics and YARN</b><p>Real-time stream processing is growing in importance, as businesses need to be able to react faster …

Big Data

7 Attitudes That Kill Big Data Projects

In my experience, there are two types of companies when it comes to big data: those who don’t want anything to do with it (because they think it’s for somebody else) and those who desperately want to implement, but don’t know where to start.<p>Regardless of where your company falls on that spectrum, …

Big Data

8 great data visualizations from TED Talks

This image looks like a random assortment of blue, yellow and white string. But the lines actually visualize ascending and descending flights into …