Are you interested in big data? There are many reasons to come to Informatica World 2015 but one very good reason is to learn how you can become Big Data Ready! Becoming Big Data Ready is about succeeding with analytics in a Big Data world. It’s about unleashing productivity, repeatability, and confidence. Join us at... more
...Along with the mandate to publish open data, is the opportunity to consume open data and get it into their analytics engines, thus, supporting the agency’s mission!...
...when coupled with the word “data”, “dark” is anything BUT sinister...
The verdict is in. Data is now broadly perceived as a source of competitive advantage. We all feel the heat to deliver good data. It is no wonder organizations view Analytics initiatives as highly strategic. But the big question is, can you really trust your data? Or are you just creating pretty visualizations on top... more
Years ago, I was on a project to improve production and product quality through data analysis. During the project, I heard one man say: “If I had my way, I’d fire the statisticians – all of them – they don’t add value”. Surely not? Why would you fire the very people who were employed to make... more
Maybe the word “death” is a bit strong, so let’s say “demise” instead. Recently I read an article in the Harvard Business Review around how Big Data and Data Scientists will rule the world of the 21st century corporation and how they have to operate for maximum value. The thing I found rather disturbing was... more