The role of data scientist has been called the sexiest job of the century. But it turns out that many skilled data analysts are more likely to be donning janitor garb than pageant contest laurels.
For the benefit of CIOs that want to know what the exploding tech trend means to them, the New Jersey Institute of Technology has prepared an infographic on the Internet of Things and "How to Prepare for the Future."
The top news stories for July 1, 2015.
I came across an interesting survey about app developers and the Internet of Things. Close to one-third of 675 app developers surveyed by Harbor Research feel "overwhelmed" by the data generated by the Internet of Things.
The more enterprises come to rely on connected devices to carry out tasks, the more data those devices will generate. Many companies choose to discard that data or just allow it to go stagnant. But tuned-in IT professionals have realized the business value self-generated big data can play in the world of digital business, and many of those impassioned individuals are storming the C-suite as chief data officers.
The top news stories for June 23, 2015.
The top news stories for June 22, 2015.
According to the report, 55 percent of responding organizations have already implemented big data projects and another 29 percent are looking at doing so in the next 12 months. However, most such projects are aimed at customers. Sixty percent of the companies say their using big data to improve customer service while over half (54 percent) are using it to acquire new customers.
The top news stories for June 19, 2015.
Big data continues to be a big mystery for the majority of organizations, at least in terms of drawing actual financial value from it.