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Big Data University Programs Get Real

Big Data University Programs Get Real

April 10, 2014 | Alex Woodie

The sky-high demand for data scientists is driving universities and software companies to launch new educational and certification programs. What's different about the programs recently launched by the University of Southern California, Stanford University, Colorado Technical University, and Cloudera is the focus on giving people real-world business skills, such as creating big data business strategies in financial services or detecting fraud in Medicare data. Read more...

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Employers Paying a Premium for Big Data Skills

Employers Paying a Premium for Big Data Skills

April 17, 2014

U.S. tech salaries rose nearly 3 percent in 2013 to an average of $87,811, up from $86,619 the previous year, according to salary survey. Big data skills attracted some of the biggest salaries.Read more...

Survey Finds Open Data Boosting U.S. Economy

Survey Finds Open Data Boosting U.S. Economy

April 9, 2014

Preliminary results of an open data survey indicate that "free" government data is increasingly being used by the private sector to generate substantial economic gains in sectors like education, health care and transportation.Read more...

Survey Finds Disconnect Between Big Data and Decision-Making

Survey Finds Disconnect Between Big Data and Decision-Making

April 2, 2014

Under increasing pressure to make critical business decisions based on real-time information, respondents to a survey said access to up-to-the-minute data remains a challenge in the era of big data and analytics.Read more...

Beware of Big Data Demonization, IBM Europe Chairman Says

Beware of Big Data Demonization, IBM Europe Chairman Says

March 25, 2014

One critique of technology comes from the German philosopher and neo-luddite Martin Heidegger, who saw technology as a mode in which natural entities, human beings for example, are viewed as resources to be exploited as a means to an end. Unlike full-bore luddites, the neo-prefixed variety do not oppose all forms of technology, rather the term refers to a "leaderless movement of passive resistance to consumerism and the increasingly bizarre and frightening technologies of the Computer Age,” according to a 1996 manifesto.Read more...

Academia: This Just In

SDSC Enables Large-Scale Data Sharing Using Globus

April 14, 2014

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has implemented a new feature of the Globus software that will allow researchers using the Center’s computational and storage resources to easily and securely access and share large data sets with colleagues.Read more...

IBM Creates Big Data & Business Analytics Center in Greece

April 15, 2014

IBM has announced that it will establish a new Big Data and Business Analytics Center of Competence in Athens, Greece advancing its ability to deliver Big Data and Business Analytics technical and consulting capabilities in the region, drawing on an emerging generation of highly skilled local expertise.Read more...

Cloudera Introduces Big Data Training Course

April 16, 2014

Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, today announced the industry's first hands-on Big Data training course that teaches developers to build end-to-end applications for a Hadoop-based enterprise data hub (EDH). The new four-day course, called Designing and Building Big Data Applications, prepares data professionals to use an EDH's full capabilities to build custom, converged applications that enable their organizations to achieve greater value from data and solve real-world problems. Read more...

Qubole VP to Lead Big Data Tutorial in Boston

March 28, 2014

Qubole, a leading provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, is proud to announce that Shrikanth Shankar, VP of Engineering, will lead a tutorial at the Big Data Tech Con in Boston.Read more...

Concurrent to Present at Big Data TechCon 2014

March 25, 2014

Concurrent, Inc., the enterprise Big Data application platform company, today announced that Alexis Roos, senior solutions architect, will deliver two sessions at the third annual Big Data TechCon 2014, taking place March 31 - April 2 in Boston. This three-day event is the how-to Big Data training conference for professionals implementing and analyzing Big Data, and will feature practical tutorials for IT and Big Data professionals.Read more...


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