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As Wild Salmon Decline, Norway Pressures Its Giant Fish Farms

SKJERJEHAMN, Norway — As a teenager, Ola Braanaas kept a few fish in an aquarium in his bedroom. Now, at 55, he keeps a lot more of them: around 1.2 million just in one windswept spot off the stunning coast of Norway, a giant farm with six large, circular structures each containing around 200,000 …

A Step-by-Step Plan for Getting Your Company Started with Predictive Analytics – Part 1

Predictive Analytics

Business intelligence in the cloud gives boost to BI process

Migrating BI to the cloud can help organizations simplify and streamline data analysis. But self-service BI doesn't equal DIY BI, warns expert David …

Introduction to GIS: QGIS

<i>A School of Data module written by Ketty Adoch, School of Data Fellow.</i><p>Module Goals<p>Learn the basics of QGIS as a GIS software tool<p>Convert spreadsheet …

From Data to Decision: What Executives Should Expect from Their Dashboards

Smart dashboard design isn't just about watching performance, but understanding it.<p>If you run or work for a major enterprise, useful data is never in short supply, as an IT Director at a Fortune 500 company may see, analyze, and record enough information in a single day to fill up a phone book or …

How to Become a Data Scientist for Free

Big Data, Data Sciences, and Predictive Analytics are the talk of the town and it doesn’t matter which town you are referring to, it’s everywhere, …

Can We Actually Confront Data Quality With Business Intelligence?

Similar to years past, data quality may yet again win the superlative award for the most discussed topic in the business intelligence industry. …

10 Trends Transforming Enterprise IT

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Matt Murphy is a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he focuses on investments in mobile and cloud infrastructure technology.</i><p>When it comes to corporate IT, revolution is in the air.<p>The way companies buy, build, manage, optimize and secure information …

Predicting the Big Data Landscape - insideBIGDATA

<i>In this special guest feature, Al Nugent, co-author of the guide “Big Data for Dummies,” looks back at 2014 and how big data has progressed and also</i> …

Get an MBA-Equivalent Education with These Free Courses

Want to learn everything you might in an MBA program—without having to pay for the expensive classes? Online learning hub SlideRule has gathered free …

Education

The truth about big data: It's more than technology

Hey, it must be hard to be the only person on the planet who doesn't understand big data.<p>Actually, that's far from true: You're in good company. …

How to Become a Data Scientist

Data Science

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FORTUNE — Yesterday morning, Twitter (TWTR) announced it had acquired Gnip, a company which packages, filters, and sells data from social media streams. The deal raised questions about the hot category of “big data” for social media, particularly for a startup called Datasift, which has raised …

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

The 39 Most Important People In Cloud Computing

IBM estimates that 85% of new software today is being built for the cloud and that one-quarter of the world's apps will be available on the cloud by 2016.<p>By 2017, enterprises are expected to be spending $235 billion on the cloud, predicts market research firm IHS.<p>All thanks to many people at tech …

APIs: The Great Enabler of the Internet of Things

<i>This guest post comes from Mark O’Neill. Mark is a frequent speaker and blogger on APIs and security. He is the co-founder and CTO at Vordel, now</i> …

Business Trends 2014

Today’s business leaders need clear, concise and well-informed perspectives on important dynamics that are currently reshaping the business …

Big data, big pay: 10 data jobs with climbing salaries

The corporate appetite for big data is translating into rising salaries for IT pros. In its 2014 Salary Guide, RHT (Robert Half Technology) …

SQL Servers

Three Imperatives for Good Project Managers

We all have good ideas. The hard part is making them happen.<p>HR departments love handing out worksheets on how to plan your time. Management gurus have written hundreds of pages of advice on how to better manage your week, your day, and your hour.<p>But what happens when you try and apply that advice …

9 resources not to be Skeptic about Big Data

2 years ago I posted “16 papers and original articles on Big Data” It’s now time to review and extend my original list.<p>“Big Data” reached its Peak in …

What Every CEO Needs To Know About Data Analytics

This blog is about some commonsense perspectives which every CEO — or indeed anyone in the C-Suite — needs to consider when the decision is made to develop and mine data to build sales, enhance marketing and strengthen the company’s infrastructure.<p>Of course, there is a lot of talk today about data, …

The Right Way to Grant Equity to Your Employees

<i>Andy Rachleff is President and CEO of</i> <i>Wealthfront</i><i>, a software-based financial advisor. Prior to Wealthfront, Rachleff co-founded and was general</i> …

Google Reveals Its 9 Principles of Innovation

Want to know what’s in Google’s secret sauce? Chief social evangelist Gopi Kallayil dishes out the tech giant’s success recipe.<p>Ever wonder what makes the Google the holy grail of productivity and creativity? There’s no magic in the drinking water at the Mountain View, CA company. The tech giant …

Ten strategies for making the "Big Leap" to next-gen mobile, social, cloud, consumerization, and big data

The "Big Five" IT trends are in the midst of making their impact felt in organizations around the world. Is this is a significant chance for IT to …

Is Your Company Cloud Ready? 10 Factors for CIOs to Consider

In a recently <i>Harvard Business Review</i> blog, a two-year research study with the Harvard Business Review, The Economist, Corporate Executive Board, Intel and others suggested that CIOs are not in sync with what the CEO and the other line-of-business executives need from IT. One out of two CEOs said …

The CIO is Driving IT Toward a Cliff

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Chris Taylor, TIBCO. Chris Taylor, TIBCO<p>There’s an increasing perception across the enterprise that the role of the CIO as we …

The IT department is flattening office hierarchy, one device at a time

Everyone is fretting over “bring your own device” policies and the headaches they mean for the information-technology department. But the silver lining is that they also help make workplaces, across titles and time zones, much more equitable places.<p>Corporate access to devices is being driven by the …

Operating Systems

5 Startup Hiring Mistakes That Can Crush Your Culture

Taking on culture debt is risky and has a high interest rate. Here are 5 mistakes to avoid when hiring.

Startups