Posts tagged ‘data science’

Career Roles In Big Data

Guest post by Imarticus Learning These days, it seems like the term ‘big data’ has become somewhat of a catchphrase for anyone working in the IT sector, or someone who is remotely interested in data science and technology. The main reason is probably the fact that big data is potent enough to create ginormous miracles on a daily basis. For instance, you’re planning a big trip to someplace very exotic, the first thing that you would do is begin to look for hotels. While you are looking for hotels, you come across an email in your Inbox, which gives you great discounts on bookings of hotels, in the very location you were looking for. This is no mere coincidence, but one […] Continue Reading

Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad Data?

Why are so many organisations so terrified of data and refuse to see the benefits it can bring? ‘Big data’ is now a common term, but traditionally, the treatment of the flow of information within an organisation has been comparable to that of a piece of radioactive material.  Not only has it been quarantined and isolated in the IT department, but access to it has typically been limited to only one individual – the data scientist – who is deemed to be the only person qualified enough to handle it. The truth is that although most businesses are keen to understand how they can use the data more widely, the vast majority are still terrified by its complexity. As a […] Continue Reading

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