What data are most valuable: big data or open data. According to research firm Gartner, big data will make organizations smarter, but open data will be far more consequential for increasing revenue and business value in today's highly competitive environments. Open data will be one of the big topics during Gartner’s Symposium in Barcelona in November.
Every now and then something comes along that has the potential to change the face of business as we know it. Currently big data is being touted as that thing, and CIOs everywhere need to get a grip on what it is and how it can benefit their company.
posted on Wed, August 08 2012 in Analytics, Big Data, Data Scientists
2012 has been hailed as the year of Big Data. And quite rightly so, because the interest in Big Data has exploded worldwide. In the United States, data scientists are already emerging as a small but coveted occupational segment in the business world. At the Data Science Summit 2012 in Las Vegas, data analysis specialist Greenplum brought together, for the second time, data scientists, BI professionals, marketeers and other professionals from all corners of the U.S. The objective? To reveal the unseen possibilities of a data-driven organization.