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How to Become a Big Data Analyst

Because of the inherent importance of data analysis in many industries, the job of big data analyst is one that should come with great appreciation and consideration of those looking to get into a similar field. In the infographic below from our friends over at MeriTalk, we’ll break down big data analysis as a career and show you why it’s already one of the big jobs to look out for now and in the coming years.

How Big Data Analytics Can Improve Demand-Supply Cycle in Retail?

In this contributed article, James Warner, a business intelligence analyst at NexSoftSys.com, discusses big data uses in the retail industry, specifically about the supply and demand cycle. With big data entering all mainstream industries, analytics is surely going to be different and not limited to projections and predictions. The supply chain in retail is a small example of the vast applicability of big data.

Best Practices Report: The Power of Operationalized Analytics

The pace of business continues to increase. And the power of big data and analytics is growing. But it’s not enough to just analyze this data anymore. According to a new TDWI Best Practices Report, sponsored by SAS, businesses also need to take action on this data. Read on to find out how businesses can better operationalize their analytics and derive value from their data. 

New SAS® Data Preparation Gets Big Data Ready for Analysis

With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created every day, organizations need better ways to prepare it for analysis. Analytics leader SAS is now offering SAS® Data Preparation to provide analytics professionals and business users an interactive, real-time self-service application that will ease the burden of readying data for analysis.

Every Retailers’ Nightmare Before Christmas

In this contributed article, David Drai, Co-founder & CEO for Anodot, offers a number of important steps for how to say goodbye to the “glitch-grinch” based on the benefits of a data-rich, e-commerce ecosystem where the key to effectively avoiding the glitch is automation and technology.

AI, Analytics and the Future of Your Enterprise

Tapping into the power of big data and analytics can be daunting. Download a new white paper from Pure Storage that explores how to jump into the world of big data and emerging AI technology, and take advantage of its benefits. The company’s research of emerging trends revealed three challenges of big data, and opportunities therein.

How to Choose Your Own Adventure for Business and Data Analysts

For business and data analysts, the future is full of unknowns. The good news is that their in a great position to steer the evolution of their roles in this new era of big and fast data. Download the new guidebook from Dataiku that explores the different roles of today’s business and data analysts, as well as trends and what lies ahead for these professionals.

Integrating Big Data Tools Into Your Workflow

Technologies such as smart sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) are enabling vast amounts of detailed data to be collected from scientific instruments, manufacturing systems, connected cars, aircraft and other sources. Dave Oswill, MATLAB product manager at MathWorks, shares how to integrate big data tools into your workflow.

Big Data: Taking Advantage of the Opportunity

Everybody is abuzz about big data and the opportunities it presents to businesses. But few organizations are truly reaping the benefits of big data as many are overwhelmed by its sheer size. A new report from Pure Storage explores some of the ways to tap into the world of big data and AI.

Accelerating IT Innovation with Software-Defined HPC Solutions

As businesses realize traditional IT will be unable to support future business goals, they are leveraging software-defined technologies to eliminate data center complexity, reduce expenses, and accelerate IT innovation. HPE’s Bill Mannel explores how software-defined HPC solutions can work to push your business forward.