Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data

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Big Data Cloud Computing CTO CIOsStartup businesses are a risky proposition. This means that if things aren’t done in the most effective way possible, businesses will never make it past the first year. The business plan can often determine whether or not a business gets passed the startup phase of the company. When creating a business plan, owners sometimes skip […].

How Your Small Business Can Begin To Use Big Data

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While big data can seem like an intimidating term when you are running a small business, it can be a very useful tool to drive your business’s success. Big data, as a term, encompasses many sources of information, some of which you may already use. Big data has many benefits to offer you, from a […]. Big Data CTO News

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New Quantum Machine Learning Algorithm Could Crush Big Data

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PMUs generate huge amounts of data that help […]. Big Data and Analytics CTO NewsRead Zayan Guedim explain how a new hybrid system combines classical machine learning techniques with quantum computation to optimize the management of the power grid on Edgylabs blog : Strategically deployed across the grid, Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) are sensor devices that measure currents and voltages at a particular time.

Recognizing Relevant Big Data and How to Use It

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Big Data is everywhere you look, and we have seen how useful it can be. Among billions of terabytes of data gathered, there is a treasure of marketing data that businesses need to understand in order to know what is relevant and how to use it to get better business results. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security big data marketing

Big Data’s Impact on Advertising

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Big data is a megatrend, and one that has bulldozed its way into a variety of industries and causes. Healthcare, aviation, education and job training are all excellent examples of how big data is changing the current landscape. Big Data CTO Cyber Security NewsIt’s not just a small chain of disruptions, but rather a complete evolution.

How Big Data Is Helping Professional Sports

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Big data has made its way across many different areas of industry, including the professional sports industry where the use of analytics is making a major change in how athletes and sports teams are preparing for games. The use of analytical data is not solely limited to being used as a development tool for individuals […]. Big Data CTO News Sports

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Datameer Introduces Big Data Governance

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Datameer has just announced their introduction of new data governance capabilities in a Hadoop environment. This is a push towards assisting organizations with data quality, security and compliance problems that result from the growth of analytics tools by business users. With Datameer's combination of self-service data integration, analytics and visualization features, their analytics application is designed specifically to make “big data simple for everyone.”

Big Data Project Management: Data Must Flow!

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I'm currently researching big data project management in order to better understand what makes big data projects different from other tech related projects. So far I've interviewed more than a dozen government, private sector, and academic professionals, all of them experienced in managing data intensive projects. Many if not most organizations still have a lot to learn when it comes to making use of emerging big data analysis techniques.

Want to Learn Big Data? These Courses Can Help

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Whether you are looking to build your knowledge about big data or build a skill that could help you in your job, there are lots of ways to […]. Big Data CTO News Online Education technologyOne of the best things about the explosion of different kinds of technology across the world, is the fact that many tech-related courses can be easily accessed.

Big Data Management: A Few Pointers First-Timers Should Remember

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There is no doubt about it, data is becoming vital for small and large companies. One of the major reasons data is becoming more important probably deals with its power to save money and optimize performance. Still, to many, using big data is pretty new, so it might be a good idea to consider the following tips […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO News Business Tech/Internet Technology Leadership

The Future Of Big Data Is In The Hybrid Cloud

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Read Kunal Agarwal take a look at the future of big data in the hybrid cloud on Forbes : Earlier in the year, I attended the Strata Data Conference in New York. It was an exciting event, and my conversations with customers, reporters and influencers underscored how rapidly big data adoption has grown over the past […]. CTO News

The Ethics Of Big Data: Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Are Writing New Case Studies For Us All

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The term “Big Data” has been around quite a while (see a short history of Big Data here), but really came into mainstream discussion in 2007 (which also happens to be the first year CTOvision used the word). Big Data CTO NewsThe phrase had an important role in helping many of us think through new architectures for how […].

Big Data = Dropping the Big One?

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Eminent network scientist Laszlo Barabasi recently penned an op-ed calling on fellow scientists to spearhead the ethical use of big data. Comparing big data to the atom bomb, Barabasi persuasively argued that the technology and methodologies he and other social network theorists had created had far outstripped societal controls on its use. ” Big data, McAfee points out, is held to unrealistic standards and often the victim of strawmanning.

Big Data in the Public Sector

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In the video at this link and embedded below I provide some context on new approaches to data can enhance outcomes for public sector organizations, with a focus on real world use cases. I also mention key requirements which apply at most government organizations for their data and how organizations are addressing their unique requirements with technology provided by Cloudera : Analysis Big Data CTO Cyber Security Government Strategy Video Government Events Public sector

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

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The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, In the text below, I examine an on-premise Hadoop ecosystem as a general purpose Big Data solution in relation to alternative commercial purpose-built storage technologies (-e.g. What is Big Data? To gain value from this data, you must choose an alternative way to process it.”

Using Big Data to Combat Gang Violence

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Big data has been used to tackle a wide variety of problems. Most of those problems usually fall within the realm of the business world, but data science has steadily expanded to include even more use cases in various fields. One issue that has been talked about in recent years is the use of big data analytics in fighting crime. Law enforcement fully intends to use big data for that purpose, but the tactic does raise some serious questions.

What Is The Difference Between Data Governance and Big Data Governance?

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The video at this link and embedded below starts with a great question: What is the difference between data governance and big data governance? But the reality is that Hadoop and Spark and the many new approaches around those platforms require more thought and actions to optimize data governance. In this video, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance. CTO Big Data Datameer

Big Data Integration Workshop on Dec 2 in Vienna, VA

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Big Data Integration Workshop. Big data represents a major shift in the technology landscape. If you are working with a big data environment or just starting to work on your big data strategy, this workshop is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience with Pentaho design patterns in big data. Pentaho provides data integration and an analytics platform that supports the entire big data lifecycle.

Big Data: Out of the Server Room and Into the World

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Modern business data acquisition, analytics, and warehousing have increased in both scale and frequency in recent years. The rapid development of new technologies to deal with these massive quantities of data has given birth to the so-called "Big Data" revolution. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO News Business data IT

Optimizing The Data Warehouse: A Big Data Blueprint from Pentaho

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We previously wrote about the Pentaho Big Data Blueprints series, which include design packages of use to enterprise architects and other technologists seeking operational concepts and repeatable designs. Save data costs and boost analytics performance. An intuitive graphical, no-coding big data integration. Access to every data source – from operational to relational to NoSQL technologies. 15x data cost improvement. By Bob Gourley.

Red Owl Analytics: Next generation big data analytic platform

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We will be covering them in our special reports on Analytical Tools, Big Data, and Security. Analysis Analytical Tool Companies Big Data Companies Company CTO CTOlabs DIL Security Companies 2014 RSA conference In-Q-Tel Red Owl Red Owl Analytics RedOwl Security With this post we are beginning our initial reporting on Red Owl Analytics.

Big Data: Why Should You Be Aware of It

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It would be difficult to identify one singular component of business that has had the impact of Big Data over the last several years, and there is a good reason for this. Whether you are running a training company or a marketing agency, Big Data will play an immensely powerful role in the development of effective models of customer engagement, branding, research and development, and more. It has become evident that Big Data is not some fancy trend.

The Link Between Big Data and Employee Training

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Big data benefits businesses in various ways during the employee training process. If you run a company that has analysts, administrators, and data scientists, there are several reasons why you may want to use applications that rely on big data. Big data increases performance because it helps managers figure out what business practices are benefiting potential employees throughout the learning process. Big Data CTO News data Employee Training

Join World Renowned Big Data Cyber Security Architect Eddie Garcia at 27 Jan Breakfast

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Eddie Garcia is regarded as one of the nation''s greatest Big Data security architects. Join Eddie and CTOvision''s Bob Gourley in an interactive discussion on best practices in security for big data deployments that will cover: Authentication. Analysis Big Data CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC News Apache Hadoop Cloudera Data security Eddie Garcia By Bob Gourley.

The Link Between Big Data and Employee Training

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Big data benefits businesses in various ways during the employee training process. If you run a company that has analysts, administrators, and data scientists, there are several reasons why you may want to use applications that rely on big data. Big data increases performance because it helps managers figure out what business practices are benefiting potential employees throughout the learning process. Big Data CTO News data Employee Training

CTOlabs publishes White Paper on Empowering Analysts With Big Data

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By Bob Gourley CTOlabs.com, a subsidiary of the technology research, consulting and services firm Crucial Point LLC and a peer site of CTOvision.com , has just announced a white paper titled “ Empowering Analysts with Big Data.” These tables are on “Evaluating Analyst Facing Capabilities”, “Evaluating Enterprise IT Capabilities for Big Data” and “Evaluating Enterprise Policy Factors for Big Data.”

DigitalGlobe Teams with Cloudera to Accelerate Delivery of Geospatial Big Data Analytics

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Given all the data DigitalGlobe collects is unclassified it enables broad sharing across the community. As part of its commitment to move up the value chain, DigitalGlobe is investing in ways to extract information from its imagery at scale and fuse that with other sources of geospatial data to deliver actionable intelligence for what it calls “show me there” and “show me where” questions. DigitalGlobe calls this effort Geospatial Big Data Analytics. By Bob Gourley.

How to Turn Big Data Into a Competitive Advantage

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Big data, no doubt, is big right now. When it blasted on the scene, businesses jumped at the chance to use a massive amount of data to gauge what their customers wanted and needed, tailoring their services to offer the perfect experience. Businesses need to do more than use big data – they need to leverage all its benefits in ways no one else can. How can you turn big data into a competitive advantage? Rick Delgado.

Learn Big Data Design Patterns in 11 Dec 2014 Webinar

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On Thursday 11 December 2014, join noted enterprise CTO and publisher of CTOvision Bob Gourley and Cloudera’s lead systems architect in an examination of an architectural exemplar and repeatable design patterns you can use to enhance your use of data. Analysis Big Data Cyber Security DoD and IC Mobile News Open Source Technology News The Future Bigdata Cloudera Intel

An Update on the Megatrend of Big Data

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You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for C loud Computing, A rtificial Intelligence, M obility, B ig Data, R obotics, I nternet of Things, C yberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the trend of Big Data. Breakthrough methodologies and new scalable data approaches based around Hadoop hold great promise to helping us make sense over increasingly large data sets. Big Data CTO News

What to Do When Big Data Doesn’t Deliver

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In a world so powered by technology, the ability to analyze data and use its results to help direct business plans for marketing and innovation becomes imperative. Unfortunately, collected data can be corrupted through malfunction of machine or simple human error, and when that happens, it can mean huge roadblocks for the business that needed that information in the first place. Understand That Data is Not Infallible. Broaden Your Data Analysis Horizons. Rick Delgado.

Stop Drowning in Big Data: How to Gain Insights with a Complementary Approach of Technologies from AI to IoT

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The 21st century is all about data, and IoT devices excel at producing it. The world has generated more data in 2017 than in the previous 5000 years added together. When you feel your data analysts cannot handle the amount of data, or that their analysis is one step behind, machine learning may be your [.]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data and Analytics CTO Robots

Pentaho 5.3 Continues To Deliver On Big Data Analytics With Scale Including AWS Redshift and Impala

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of their open data platform including new features which will be of high interest to any enterprise with data (all enterprises!). From their press release: Pentaho to Deliver On Demand Big Data Analytics at Scale on Amazon Web Services and Cloudera. Opens Data Refinery to Amazon Redshift and Cloudera Impala; Pushes the Limits of Analytics Through Blended, Governed Data Delivery On Demand. Big Data Analytics with Cloudera Impala. “As

Security for Big Data Designs: Examining best practices with security architect Eddie Garcia

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On Tuesday, January 27, 2015 CTOvision publisher and Cognitio Corp co-founder Bob Gourley hosted an event for federal big data professionals. The breakfast event focused on security for big data designs and featured the highly regarded security architect Eddie Garcia. Eddie Garcia is chief security architect at Cloudera , a leader in enterprise analytic data management. Garcia addressed the shift from “bringing data to compute, to bringing compute to data.”

Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach

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New to the CTOvision research library , Cray's Solution Brief "Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach." A hypothesis from cancer researchers is that big data could be used to identify new drug treatments from data already available through the analysis of gene-drug relationships. This solution is scalable, which allows the data set to expand over time without losing performance or data integrity. Katie Kennedy.

For Government Cyber Security Leaders and Big Data Designers: 27 Jan Breakfast To Share Design Patterns

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Eddie Garcia is regarded as one of the nation’s greatest Big Data security architects. Join Eddie and Bob Gourley of CTOvision on 27 Jan 2015 in an interactive discussion on best practices in security for big data deployments that will cover: Authentication. About Eddie Garcia: Eddie Garcia is chief security architect at Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management. By Bob Gourley. Date: 27 Jan 2015. Time: 0730 till 1030.

Great Reference Graphic To Keep Your Brain Engaged On All Elements Of Big Data

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If you are an analyst, enterprise architect, CIO, CTO, CISO, CFO or even a business executive seeking insights into the nature of modern data solutions you will find the poster below to be a fantastic resource. The graphic was produced by three of the most highly regarded practitioners of real world data solutions I know, with contributions and mentorship of by one of the nation’s great enterprise architects. Download “Do You Know Big Data?”

Technologists From Intel, Cloudera and CTOvision Delve Into Big Data Designs 11 Dec 2014

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On Thursday 11 December 2014, join noted enterprise CTO and publisher of CTOvision Bob Gourley, Cloudera’s Sr. Director of Technology Solutions Webster Mudge, and Intel Corporation’s Enterprise Technology Specialist Ed Herold in an examination of an architectural exemplar and repeatable design patterns you can use to enhance your use of data. Bob was a former government CTO and is the co-founder and partner at Cognitio , a research and analysis consultancy.

Cognitio’s Bob Flores, Ex-CIA CTO, Featured in IDG TechWorld Providing Context On the Cyber Threat

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Cognitio's Bob Flores, former CTO of the CIA, was just featured in IDG TechWorld providing context on the state of the cyber threat. From the article: The former CTO of America's Central Intelligence Agency , Bob Flores, has said the gravest cyber security threat facing the world is the lack of protection for critical infrastructure and the internet of things – and that it's worth challenging narratives about attacks from nation states that get repeated without criticism.

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Big Data Cyber Security Architect Eddie Garcia Discusses Best Practices at 27 Jan Breakfast in DC

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Eddie Garcia is regarded as one of the nation''s greatest Big Data security architects. Join Eddie and CTOvision''s Bob Gourley in an interactive discussion on best practices in security for big data deployments that will cover: Authentication. About Eddie Garcia: Eddie Garcia is chief security architect at Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management. By Bob Gourley.