A bunch of free Big Data and Data Science Ebooks which you should find useful. You could download them for free using your Amazon Kindle. If you don’t have a Kindle device, you could download it using a Kindle app for Android / iPhone / Mac / Windows.
Big Data Now: Current Perspectives
Big Data Now : 2012
Planning for Big Data
What is Data Science
Building Data Science Teams
Data Jujitsu: The Art of Turning Data into Product
Designing Great Data Products
The Evolution [...]
The forecasts about the Big Data have come true, proving that this revolution is irreversible; ushering tremendous opportunities. The companies such as Yahoo, Google, Netflix, Facebook and LinkedIn deployed these technologies to a great effect. However, Fortune 500 companies are a tad slow to deploy their big data applications due to the skills shortage or caught up in funding cycles. There are IT decision makers also, who needs some education in terms of various use [...]
More than Big Data, it is the technologies that surrounds it and the hype around Big Data is baffling.
Nice info graphic of the Big Data’s 3Vs – Volume, Variety & Value. Velocity is something not covered surprisingly.
A quick and easy way to understand how big is this emerging space and it’s relative importance to the future.
While Big Data had its origin at Google and Yahoo, today Hadoop which is a key component of the Big [...]
Today customers are more than just customers. With the wide use of social media networking, they influence others and reveal their buying interests. On the other hand, organizations know that, to compete effectively, they must capture as much information as possible to detect patterns, trends, and other clues to stay in the competition. This live TDWI Webinar on Customer Analytics in the Age of Social Media will address best practices, provide guidance, and dispense tips [...]
With the flurry of activities and the noise being created around Big Data, it is but natural to see huge content getting generated around the subject.
Not to be left behind, the Subject Matter Experts (SME) have brought in four books on Big Data – three from the SMEs and one from the vendor IBM.
You could find them at Amazon. Check out the links below and let’s know your views. Happy reading !!
Taming The Big Data [...]
Year 2011 was truly an year to remember for the events that shook us all. Quite a few great thought leaders who had played a key role in shaping the Information Technology space left us. We also got to see few futuristic technologies and patterns like Hadoop, BigData stepping in. Business Intelligence continues to remain in the top three priorities of the CxOs and has grown considerably both in terms of reach and adoption.
As I [...]
FICO has announced the FICO Analytic Learning Webinar Series, five free webinars from October 2011 through January 2012 devoted to helping financial services analytics professionals improve their use of predictive analytics and modeling.
The webinars focus on sharing advanced analytic techniques pioneered by FICO experts along with case studies demonstrating how financial services institutions around the world are using analytics and modeling to solve business problems and achieve growth.
The first webinar in the series, “A Clear Diagnosis: Managing [...]
Infovision is an ISiM crafted initiative, started in 2005. First of its kind in terms of collaborative effort from the biggest industry forums like TDWI Chapter, CSI, DAMA, acm and IEEE.
Some of the themes of Infovision 2011 are :
CXO perspective on how to leverage Data for business differentiation and competitiveness.
Explore the latest Technology landscape, share best practices and technology workshops
Explore value proposition of BI from the perspectives of Businesses, Products/Technology, Service Providers, End user expectations with case [...]
TDWI Chapter (India) event (FREE) on Big Data in Hyderabad on 23rd July 2011 hosted by Infosys
09:00 10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 10:15 Welcome Address – Srinivas Prabhala, CTO, Financial Services, Infosys
10:15 10:45 Data Deluge: Opportunities and challenges N T Arun Kumar, Managing Director, UBS
10:45 11:45 Technical Challenges of Handling big data Ramesh Bhashyam, CTO, Teradata (India R&D)
11:45 12:45 Hadoop and No SQL Approaches Nagaraj Kulkarni, Chief Architect, Compugence
12:45 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 14:45 Data Analysis [...]
Out on a summer vacation and still pondering about the projects? Well, it is time to catch up with some good summer reading books.
Presenting you with top ten books for your summer reading. The list is based on what I would wish to or am in the process of reading. Hope you have your personal list too.
Would be more than happy to hear your comments. The list is not in any particular [...]