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More Thoughts on SQL on Hadoop

My colleague @KarenHsuMar recently wrote about considerations for SQL on Hadoop. In short, putting SQL on Hadoop really limits the innovation Hadoop brought to the table, and purchasing managers should beware.

AI’s Potential and Challenges

Hear from Andrew Brust, blogger at ZDNet and Datameer’s Senior Director of Market Strategy and Intelligence, or skim through the transcripts to learn about AI’s potential today.

5 Big Data Challenges (Plus Free Resources to Help)

While most big data teams have similar goals, they often stall in different areas. These areas can range from deciding exactly what to do with the data to deciding how to provide more people with more access to data. But we’re here to help. Today, we’re going through the top five challenges that big data teams face, and how you can address them.

Four Ways Big Data Helps Deliver Value from AI

Long having an intriguing mystique, Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to struggle when it comes to delivering business value. The question remains: can new tools and/or packaged solutions help organizations obtain better business results from AI?

The Role Big Data Will Play in AI’s Future

AI has been hyped up for ages. Remember the 60s, and Herbert Simon predicting, “machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work a man can do”? Well, we know how that turned out.

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.

Your How-To on Successful GRC

Before all the hype, before all the security breaches and before the EU passed Governance Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), governance, risk and compliance (GRC) mandates were always initiatives for companies.

Five Highly Effective Approaches to Governance

It also creates an environment that makes data available to the right people, encourages trust around data and makes it easily discoverable. Good governance is crucial to a data-driven culture, and understanding its potential can be the launchpad for data-driven success and business transformation. But how do you achieve that?

What’s Needed for Data Governance Today?

Hear from Andrew Brust, blogger at ZDNet and Datameer’s Senior Director of Market Strategy and Intelligence, or skim through the transcripts to learn about what’s needed for data governance in the modern world.

Hate Hadoop? Then You’re Doing It Wrong

A lot has been written about Hadoop’s alleged demise, about its fall from grace. And there’s been a lot of Monday morning quarterbacking saying Hadoop never made sense in the first place. “Hadoop is slow for small, ad hoc jobs.” “Hadoop is hard.” “Hadoop is dead and Spark is the victor.” And on and on and on.

Challenges to Cyber Security & How Big Data Analytics Can Help

As the complexity of IT networks has grown, the inventiveness and sophistication of cyber security threats and attacks has grown just as quickly. Some sobering stats:

Best Practices for Data Lakes

Today, we’re bringing you introductory videos about the concept of data lakes. Hear from Andrew Brust, blogger at ZDNet and Datameer’s Senior Director of Market Strategy and Intelligence, or skim through the transcripts below.