If you wanted to program a computer in the early 1980s, you didnt have the option of coding using a keyboard. You had to create a series of cards, each punched with a pattern of holes. The holes had to be entirely accurate, in both pattern and placement. A typical card contained hundreds of potential positions. Just one error in your card deck would cause the entire card to be … [Read more...] about Is Data Quality Essential for Modern Business?
Now entering its fourth instalment, the Chief Data Officer Forum, Europe 2016 will provide a platform of discourse for leading CDOs and senior data professionals to discuss the evolution and continued establishment of the CDO role, and the rapid adoption of enterprise level standards and leveraging of data as a strategic core business asset. Convening from May 9-11 2016 with … [Read more...] about Chief Data Officer Forum Europe 2016
The two central concerns for any network administrator who is tasked with the responsibility to make sure databases are working, accessible and providing information in a timely manner are "how much" and "how fast." Some might argue one is a subset of the other, but that viewpoint doesn't take software into account. Networks are undoubtedly reliant on their hardware, but like a … [Read more...] about Big Data’s Effect on Minimum Network Requirements
The era of Big Data is now making a real impact on the Gulf! And Qatar is playing its own, vital part Hence the launch of the QATAR BIG DATA & ANALYTICS WORKSHOPS Two full days with top US-based experts at the Marriott Doha on June 7-8 Qatar Governmental and private organisations are among major 'early adopters' of Big Data & Analytics in the region, … [Read more...] about Qatar Big Data & Analytics Workshops 2015
Hold this thought: To paraphrase the great Bob Hoffman, just when you think that if the Big Data babblers were to generate one more ounce of bull**** the entire f****** solar system would explode, what do they do? Exceed expectations. I am a mild mannered person, but if there is one thing that irks me, it is when I hear variations on the theme of Data Warehousing is Big Data, … [Read more...] about Consider this: Big Data is not Data Warehousing