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The Five Attributes of Highly Successful Hadoop Deployments

Sean Suchter

In this special guest feature, Sean Suchter of Pepperdata takes a look at the most important attributes of a successful Hadoop deployment and offers best practices for organizations looking to maximize ROI from a Hadoop investment.

Breaking Through the Big Data Hype

Rachel Delacour_BIME

In this special guest feature, Rachel Delacour, CEO of BIME Analytics explores the idea of the hype around Big Data and how to make sense of it all within the context of business intelligence.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on Big Data Governance


As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.

Why NoSQL Needs Realtime Database Power


In this special guest feature, Slava Akhmechet, CEO of RethinkDB discusses where the industry is going in terms of real-time app development, and what the NoSQL database that powers the new wave of connected devices and real-time apps will need to look like.

The Power of Being Predictive – Big Data Gets Smarter than Ever

Murali Nadarajah

In this special guest feature, Murali Nadarajah of Xchanging talks about how organizations today are using predictive analytics, and how the ability to be predictive has – and will continue – to change the business landscape enabling the development of new approaches and products.

How Wearables, Analytics and the IoT Will Redefine the Enterprise of 2020

Mayank Mehta

In this special guest feature, Mayank Mehta of Capriza looks out a few years on the horizon and reflects on how pervasive technologies stand to redefine the enterprise.

Can Predictive Technology Replace Your Marketing Team?


In this special guest feature, Kylee Hall of Leadspace reflects on the question – have we set ourselves up for a humans vs. the machines dystopia and why there will be need for human intuition to supplement the tremendous growth of predictive software?

The Science Behind Big Data

Eric Haller Experian

In this special guest feature, Eric Haller executive vice-president of Experian’s global DataLabs offers his perspectives on the growing demand for data scientists.

The Power of Indexing


In this special guest feature, Zachariah Sharek of Rhiza discusses the value of creating a data index and how it can be used to glean insights about everything from consumer spending habits to their media habits.

Why Data Archiving Helps Corporate Transformations


In this special guest feature, Dr. Werner Hopf of Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corp. outlines several reasons to undertake an archiving initiative during corporate transformations.