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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.

Five Ways to Reduce GDPR’s Impact

In April 2016, the European Commission ratified the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which covers the capture, control and consent to use personal information. The May 25, 2018 deadline looms ahead. Are you ready?

Map Your Big Data Journey: The Five Key Phases

In this article, I’m going to guide you through every step of the big data journey. You’ll know what to expect, where you should be and the benchmarks you should be looking for.

Why Can’t I Get More Value From My Data Lake?

Many have applied the old adage “if I build it, they will come” to their data lake projects. The simple notion of having all that data in one place is appealing, and one would think everyone would want to come drink from the lake.

Three Challenges to Implementation: What You Need to Know

Big data is proving to be a powerful tool, but many companies face challenges or outright problems when implementing big data programs. There are at least three broad challenges to implementing big data:

Four Questions To Ask in Every Enterprise Tech Purchase

There’s a certain process everyone goes through when considering any purchase. Depending upon whom you ask, there are five, sometimes six steps you take between first recognition of a problem and final purchase (or re-purchase, if you subscribe to that buyer cycle methodology). Arguably, one of the most time-consuming parts of the process can be gathering all of the pertinent information.