Dear Mom, I’m thrilled you’ve embraced the complex world of data with so much interest. In my previous letters, I’ve tried to explain all the hype and excitement around topics like data management, metadata, big data and even the Internet of Things. It’s great you feel more comfortable discussing these topics with your friends –... more
...is it possible that the government’s “fear of commitment” is, in some ways, justified?
The National Institutes of Health announced new grants to develop big data technologies and strategies. “The NIH multi-institute awards constitute an initial investment of nearly $32 million in fiscal year 2014 by NIH’s Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative and will support development of new software, tools and training to improve access to these data... more
This was a great week of excitement and innovation here in San Francisco starting with the San Francisco Giants winning the National League Pennant for the 3rd time in 5 years on the same day Saleforce’s Dreamforce 2014 wrapped up their largest customer conference with over 140K+ attendees from all over the world talking about... more