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Don’t Overlook the Importance of Data Stewards

May 15, 2019 |

Data scientists may be the rock stars of big data, and data engineers currently are in high demand. But companies that are serious about creating a winning data strategy should carefully consider what a well-trained data steward can bring to their organizations. Read more…

‘Data Scientist’ Title Evolving Into New Thing

Apr 17, 2019 |

Who is a data scientist, and what do they do? It’s a worthy question, and one that’s been asked an untold number of times over the years. But now it appears the job definition of the data scientist is changing into something new. Read more…

From Big Beer to Big Data: Inside AB InBev’s Digital Transformation

Apr 11, 2019 |

With more than 500 beer brands and $55 billion in sales, Anheuser-Busch InBev is already the world’s biggest beer company. And if all goes as planned with its digital transformation project, it will be the best beer company in the world, too. Read more…

A Decade Later, Apache Spark Still Going Strong

Mar 8, 2019 |

Don’t look now but Apache Spark is about to turn 10 years old. The open source project began quietly at UC Berkeley in 2009 before emerging as an open source project in 2010. Read more…

Data Engineering Continues to Move the Employment Needle

Mar 5, 2019 |

Interested in a career in big data? You could do well by investing your time and effort in acquiring data science skills. But you may do even better by turning yourself into a data engineer, which is a title that continues to see substantial demand in the job market. Read more…

How To Build a Data Science Team Now

Aug 6, 2018 |

Business execs who are leading their companies down the data science track may be dismayed by the difficulty and expense of hiring a data scientist, the so-called “unicorns” who command quarter-million-dollar salaries. Read more…

Why 2018 Will Be The Year Of The Data Engineer

Feb 5, 2018 |

The shortage of data scientists – those triple-threat types who possess advanced statistics, business, and coding skills – has been well-documented over the years. But increasingly, businesses are facing a shortage of another key individual on the big data team who’s critical to achieving success – the data engineer. Read more…

Why 2018 Will Be All About the Data

Jan 4, 2018 |

Since big data roared onto the public stage in 2012, we’ve seen an accelerating pace of technological progress and prowess. Along with it, tech trends have come and gone. Once a rising star, Hadoop is now settling into a supporting data role while AI now soaks up all the attention. Read more…

Why Big Data and Data Scientists Are Overrated

Jun 2, 2017 |

What does it take to get value out of data? Many organizations assume that you need a big collection of data and a highly skilled data scientist to spin all those 1s and 0s into dollar signs. Read more…

Data Engineers in Hot Demand

Sep 27, 2016 |

The big data community has been dealing with the data scientist shortage ever since big data became a thing. Now we’re learning that there’s possibly an even bigger shortage of another type of data professional: Read more…

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