The best data scientists are critical thinkers par excellence. Acquiring skills in quantitative analysis and programming is not enough, and even a strong background in some domain specialty doesn’t guarantee a data scientist’s effectiveness.
Enterprise data is useless if it doesn’t flow where it’s needed. And it’s just a waste of precious resources if it takes an army of technicians and analysts to put it in the right shape and context.
Holistic data analytics environments help organizations to access, manage, and leverage their information assets comprehensively.
When you’re betting the business on your infrastructure, stringent requirements come into play. Determining whether you have an enterprise-grade big data platform requires many interlocking considerations. Compliance, extensibility, functionality, performance, reliability, and security are among the many criteria you need to build into both the infrastructure and your operating procedures. Lacking comprehensive controls and assurances in all these areas exposes the organization and all its assets to excessive risk. In IBM Data magazine the first week of 2015, we have …
Suitable frameworks help data scientists apply statistical models for increasingly hybridized big data infrastructures
IBM Data magazine—the forum for smarter business—showcases selected technologies-focused articles from 2014
IBM Data magazine — the forum for smarter business — spotlights its 2014 transformations and selected strategies-focused features
Big data analytics often drive bet-the-business applications. As such, the underlying platform must weather the extremes that their environments may throw at them. This endurance includes expected extremes in both the physical environments in which big-data analytics platforms are deployed and in the resource requirements of the workloads that execute on these platforms.
Big data is all about pushing the performance envelopes for data applications to the max.
Organizations should evaluate their intentions when engaging models for profiling customers
It’s been a year of sustained growth for IBM Data magazine.
Expertise can become a sustainable business resource if you bake it into your operational best practices for data management and analytics.