When Working with Big Data…Begin with the Decision in Mind, not the Data

We talk about big data a lot because of the countless possibilities – but even though there are many possibilities there are also potential pitfalls and challenges. According to the 3Vs model, the challenges of big data management result from the expansion of ‘volume’, ‘variety’ and ‘velocity’ – the three defining properties or dimensions of big data. Gartner … Continued

‘Do We Really Need to Mind the Big Data Skills Gap?’

– Or do we just need data signal boxes and navigators? As we enter a new year there have already been numerous articles about big data and technology trends for 2014 – and many of them have highlighted the big data skills shortage. Computer Weekly’s article on ‘Dark data could halt big data’s path to … Continued