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What Is Big Data?

“Big data.” It seems like the phrase is everywhere. The term was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013 and appeared in Merriam-Webster’s …

Big Data

12 Big Data Definitions: What's Yours?

Yesterday I got an email from UC Berkeley’s Master of Information and Data Science program, asking me to respond to a survey of data science thought leaders, asking the question “What is big data”? I was especially delighted to be regarded as a “thought leader” by Berkeley’s School of Information, …

The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century is Tedious, and that Needs to Change

As organizations collect increasingly large and diverse data sets, the demand for skilled data scientists will continue to rise. In fact, it was dubbed “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century” by HBR.<p>Unfortunately, the day-to-day reality of the role doesn’t quite match the romanticized …

Countering fraud in a big data world | IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub

Twitter chat with IBM's Bob Griffin and IDC's Mike Versace<p><b>#BigDataMgmt chat – Wednesday, March 12 – 12 p.m. EST & 5 p.m. GMT</b><p>Just like the great train …

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The creep factor: How to think about big data and privacy

There was a great passage in Alexis Madrigal’s recent interview with Gibu Thomas, who runs innovation at Walmart:<p>“Our philosophy is pretty simple: …

Choosing the Right Customer

All companies claim that their strategies are customer driven. But the term “customer” is among the most elastic in management theory. A working definition might be that your customers are the people or entities that buy your products and services and supply your revenue. That includes any number …

42, An Online Platform Bringing Big Data To Brick-And-Mortar Retailers, Makes Its Debut

Y Combinator-backed online retailer platform and former TechCrunch Disrupt participant, 42, is today making its official debut. The company, founded only a year ago, is working to turn raw point-of-sale data into actionable insights for brick-and-mortar businesses that can help them boost their …

Why “Big Data” Is a Big Deal

Data now stream from daily life: from phones and credit cards and televisions and computers; from the infrastructure of cities; from sensor-equipped …

Three Brands That Used Data to Transform Their Media Strategies

We all know consumers have never been so digitally connected, generating a limitless amount of data as they click, search and scan throughout each …

Wipro, Agnik partner on Big Data analytics for connected cars

Wipro and Agnik are partnering to develop a cloud-based big data platform for the automotive industry<p>India’s third largest IT outsourcing firm Wipro …

Salary history and career path of a data scientist

While it is easy to find salary surveys for data scientists and related professions both at the junior and senior level, broken down per location and …

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5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Data-driven marketing is no longer a mysterious buzzword or a novel business tactic. From Fortune 100 companies to nimble startups, businesses have learned how to leverage their internal data and translate it into business success. It’s …