Tag: Big Data

Oct 28

Apply Your Big Data Skills to the LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge

Just imagine… Imagine a world where every person who desires a meaningful career will be able work at the dream job perfectly suited for him or her. Imagine a world where schools and universities prepare students with the optimal set of skills needed by employers. Imagine a world where business is conducted confidently with fully …

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Jan 05

Will You Learn Big Data Skills This Year?

Dear readers, Welcome to a new year!  During this time, bloggers and journalists from all fields are publishing lists of top items from 2013 as well as their predictions of 2014, including those in the world of Hadoop and Big Data.  I find these lists to be interesting to read, as they remind us how …

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Apr 07

List of Free Big Data and Hadoop Conference Videos from 2013 Q1

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Did you miss all the fantastic Big Data and Hadoop conferences in the first quarter of 2013?  Perhaps you had wanted to go, but were unable to travel to the conferences or did not have sufficient budget to attend.  Fortunately, you can still watch some of the conference videos and presentations online.  Although a complete …

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Apr 05

Sears Now Sells Big Data Services via MetaScale

Like many Americans, I have my cherished Craftsman tools and Kenmore appliances from the US retailer Sears.  However, how many Americans know that Sears now also sells big data services as well? Sears is a well known US department store that had started off as a successful mail order catalog business in 1888, selling to …

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Mar 07

Forbes “What Can Marketers Do To Manage And Leverage Big Data?”

Kimberly Whitler writes on the Forbes CMO Network “What Can Marketers Do To Manage And Leverage Big Data?” I like this article. Ms Whitler interviewed Tim Suther, the Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for Acxiom, about why Big Data is significant for marketers.  Why should marketers care about Big Data?  So they can prove the …

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Feb 28

Datameer Recognized as a Top 10 Most Innovative Big Data Company

Congratulations to the Datameer company for getting included in the Fast Company’s Top 10 most innovative Big Data companies list and the CIO UK 20 vendors to watch in 2013. We wrote about Datameer last month being included in the InformationWeek list of 13 Big Data Vendors to Watch in 2013.  Datameer is continuing to …

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Feb 27

Get New Free “Hadoop illuminated” Book and Review

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The new “Hadoop Illuminated” book has arrived today!  See below for how you can read it online for free.  Read it today to make progress on your way toward becoming a Hadoop professional for the Big Data revolution.  Read my review below to find out more. Free open access download of the Hadoop Illuminated book …

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