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Posts from Date:   2012-6

Data Scientist – Mystified

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 29, 2012

Companies are desperately seeking mysterious creatures — data scientists. Some people claim to have seen them in LinkedIn and Target. Perhaps, those were encounters with data scientists from LinkedIn that shop at Target? Or Target data scientists who search on LinkedIn for pregnant teens? Either way, the companies are desperate (except for LinkedIn and Target). […]

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The Data Is Big, Literally

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 22, 2012

My fellow Gartner analysts just published a finalized definition of big data, and I am playing with big data visualization, or to be more precise, infographics. The difference between data visualization and infographics is that infographics does not change when data changes, consequently, data visualization is tied dymanically to the real thing, or sometimes, Internet […]

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