The Human Face of Big Data: Three Takeaways for Engineers

We’ve got a new toy at the office — a 7-pound book on big data. I was one of the first to flip through and was hooked. “Big Data is truly revolutionary because it fundamentally changes mankind’s relationship with information,” writes Michael S. Malone, one of the...

Three Misconceptions about Barriers to Big Data Analytics

The data tsunami is upon us – most organizations are drowning in it. The presidential election delivered on the promise of big data through Nate Silver’s masterful use of predictive analytics, namely that ‘there is gold in them hills’ of data. Analytics can convert...