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Erin Hitchcock

Erin Hitchcock is the Public Relations and Analyst Relations Manager at Datameer. In this role, she works diligently alongside thought leaders to spread the word about big data and data engineering technologies.

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The nominations are in and – Who are we kidding? The results aren’t even close. The winner of Big Data’s Person of the Year is…The Chief Data Officer (CDO). Clearly congratulations are in order! But let’s step back for a second and take a look at the marketplace that’s made this all possible.

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Hear from Andrew Brust, blogger at ZDNet and Datameer’s Advisor for Marketing and Innovation, or skim through the transcripts to learn more about the distinctions between BI and Big data, and the real differences between a data warehouse and a data lake.

Datameer Year in Review – 2017’s Biggest News and Content Views!

2018 is almost here! And given the fact that 2017 was such a big year for us here at Datameer, what better time to look back and recap some of our most exciting announcements and greatest hits from the last 12 months? Keep reading for a look at our Top 3 major product announcements in 2017 as well as our Top 5 most popular blog posts this year.

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2017 has been a big year for big data industry trends and for the Datameer team as well. From our introduction of SmartAI, which allows you to deploy artificial intelligence directly to your data lake, to our major announcement of Datameer Visual Explorer’s interactive data exploration capabilities, we’ve claimed our place among the movers and shakers of the 2017 Big Data Marketplace.

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Vivint Smart Home’s Miki Seltzer, data scientist, and Raul Olvera, senior data engineer, visited theCUBE, SiliconANGLE’s mobile livestreaming studio, and spoke with host Jeff Frick (@JeffFrick) They discussed how the company handles the massive amount of homeowner data it collects, Datameer Inc.’s role in analytics, and the future use of personal information by customers. View the complete interview here.

3 Steps to Optimize your Data Lake

Data today is quickly growing in volume, variability and complexity. This has left organizations with the challenge of harnessing all this data – however broad in variety or large in volume – to derive more value and insights from it.

The Role of Big Data in Preventing Healthcare Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Big data has massively transformed the healthcare industry in so many ways, contributing largely to today’s more efficient, value-based healthcare system.

Five Big Data Use Cases for Retail

The retail industry continues to accelerate rapidly, and with it, the need for businesses to find the best retail use cases for big data. Sales alone are expected to grow by 3.5 percent in 2017, and e-commerce continues to make massive gains with an expected growth of 15 percent this year (Kiplinger, 2017).

5 Big Data Job Descriptions to Hire an All-Star Team

So you’ve made the business case for hiring a big data team to spearhead your company’s analytics initiatives – now what? Once you’ve identified the operational value proposition and business insights that big data offers you, then (and only then) is it time to add the talent that can deliver on those expectations.