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Return of the Data Scientist

by Svetlana Sicular  |  March 27, 2015

I am convinced, data science was not born in 2008 — it’s just the term “data scientist” which has been coined that year.  I wrote a blog post Data Scientist...

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3 Things Digital Marketers Can Learn From Football

by Jennifer Polk  |  March 11, 2015

I'm at the Adobe Summit among thousands of digital marketers and something I love about the event are the keynote speakers. Adobe does a great job of drawing speakers from all...

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Now That We Have All That Data What Do We Do, Revisited

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 10, 2015

How very interesting: many organizations’ journey towards the real security analytics and data-driven security starts with this line: We have SO much security data, how do we make sense of...

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What’s Next for Big Data?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  December 23, 2014

Shortly after joining Gartner, I noticed subtle magic in the air. Not Magic Quadrants – they were too obvious. It was I told you so repeated by many analysts on...

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Gartner’s Big Data Definition Plays Out in Sports

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 28, 2014

As a Gartner analyst, I am fortunate to frequently meet amazing people. Qaizar Hassonjee from Adidas is not only one of them, but one of the most memorable ones among the amazing people....

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Big Botched Data

by Svetlana Sicular  |  July 29, 2014

Everybody talks about successes in big data. And everybody is curious about failures.  Today, I want to illustrate some typical causes of big data project failures with real-life examples, no...

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Ask These Three Questions Before You Invest in Mobile Commerce

by Jennifer Polk  |  July 22, 2014

Mobile commerce is on the rise. According to Gartner’s survey on marketing’s role in  digital commerce, mobile commerce makes up 22% of digital commerce revenue. You should be thinking seriously...

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BYO Big Data Quality

by Svetlana Sicular  |  May 16, 2014

In the absence of best practices for big data quality, individual companies are coming up with their own solutions. Of course, these organizations first have problems.  Let's look at the...

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Three Things You Need to Get the Most out of Digital Commerce

by Jennifer Polk  |  May 12, 2014

Last week, Amazon announced a new feature that links social marketing to digital commerce by allowing Twitter users to add an item to their Amazon.com shopping cart by replying to...

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Wall Street is Hiring for Big Data

by Svetlana Sicular  |  April 28, 2014

Big data finally reached Wall Street. Not for small science experiments, but seriously, in grand style, with exorbitant salaries, for production and DevOps. A couple of years ago, Silicon Valley companies...

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