Spotlight on Big Data

Big data by the numbers


10 hot big data startups to watch

Big Data startups are building viable products that target real-world pain points, and most of these Big Data new ventures are well-funded with solid management teams. Here are 10 Big Data startups to watch.

5 reasons to move to big data (and 1 reason why it won't be easy)

Any IT organization considering a big data initiative should consider these five major selling points that will bring clarity as well as revenue to a company.

Big data gold isn't always where you would expect it

Many companies are focusing their big data initiatives in areas like sales, marketing, customer service and R&D, but other functions like logistics or finance may offer even greater ROI.

How smart crowds are solving big data problems

Businesses and government agencies are using data science crowdsourced sites, such as Kaggle, to solve real problems.

10 real-world big data deployments that will change our lives

The amount of data in the world is increasing exponentially, doubling every 18 months. Here are 10 real-world big data deployments you may not have realized were driven by big data.

How to nab a data scientist job

How exactly do you make it to the data scientist big leagues? As it turns out, there is no one right path. Instead, it's largely a scramble out there on the big data field.

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