Data Wheel of Death

Data Wheel of Death

“How You Battle the ‘Data Wheel of Death’ in Growth” is certainly a catchy title. Brian Balfour presents some straightforward ideas on how to manage data-centered projects. He sums it up with “data is an ongoing, never-ending project,...
Is Your Data of High Quality/Integrity?

Is Your Data of High Quality/Integrity?

Just the other day an interesting article appeared on Data Science Central titled, “5 Insightful Ways Businesses Can Innovate Using Analytics and Data Presentation.” While I agree with everything the author, Shay Pal writes, she and hundreds of other big...
Amazing Ways Volvo Uses Big Data

Amazing Ways Volvo Uses Big Data

Bernard Marr shared some interesting insights into Volvo and Big Data on his LinkedIn page (click here).  “Research suggests that by 2020, 75% of new cars shipped” will be “connected.” A “connected car” is a vehicle which can access online...
Who Came up with the Name “Big Data?”

Who Came up with the Name “Big Data?”

How’s this for a start to an article? “Big Data has truly come of age in 2013 when Oxford English Dictionary introduced the term ‘Big Data’ for the first time in its dictionary.” Ramesh Dontha was curious and conducted a great deal of...