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Blinded by Big Data, Marketers Sometimes Forget to Simply Ask

by Jake Sorofman  |  April 13, 2016

It’s hardly news that marketers have become a bit obsessed with data. And, truthfully, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Generally speaking, data has raised the collective maturity of this...

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The Internet Isn't Free

by Jenny Sussin  |  December 4, 2015

I've recently embarked on a new line of research (for me, not for the world) on customer data privacy. In doing so, I've read synthesized versions of about 20 reports,...

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What's new in Hadoop Security?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  April 17, 2015

2014 was a big year for Hadoop security. After a number of acquisitions, some exciting TIT FOR TAT strategies between vendors and the entry of established DAP ( = Database...

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Fads, FUDs and Data Lakes

by Joerg Fritsch  |  August 8, 2014

In short, this blog entry is about using innovation. I am quite surprised by the amount of discussion going on around Data Lakes at the moment. Somehow these arguments are...

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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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Big Data Quantity vs. Quality

by Svetlana Sicular  |  May 22, 2014

Increasing adoption of big data technologies brings about the big data dilemmas: Quality vs. quantity Truth vs. trust Correction vs. curation Ontology vs. anthology Data profiling, cleansing or matching in Hadoop or...

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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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Look ma no perimeter!

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 16, 2014

In October 2013 I was very surprised when I read that the Jericho Forum had declared success and chose to “sunset”. A statement published by The Open Group (http://blog.opengroup.org/2013/10/29/jericho-forum-declares-success-and-sunsets/) declares...

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Word of the Next Year

by Svetlana Sicular  |  December 27, 2013

Selfie is the word of 2013. Or maybe, it isn’t. There are other winners: (data) science, privacy and geek.  The latter wins for acquiring a more positive image, together with...

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Batman on Big Data

by Doug Laney  |  November 13, 2013

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