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Edd Dumbill
VP Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science, Editor-in-Chief, Big Data Journal

Edd Dumbill is VP Strategy at Silicon Valley Data Science and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Big Data. He’s also an entrepreneur, author, software developer, and chair of Strata conference. formerly was principal analyst at O’Reilly Radar.

Big Data’s Legacy is Agility

August 6, 2013 | by Edd Dumbill, VP Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science, Editor-in-Chief, Big Data Journal
While much of today’s focus on big data is on “smart data,” the power of analytics, the most lasting benefit big data will bring to business worldwide, is agility. The tools of big data found their genesis in the data-driven startups of Silicon Valley. In Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Twitter:...

Big Data is Rocket Fuel

July 26, 2013 | by Edd Dumbill, VP Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science, Editor-in-Chief, Big Data Journal
Larry Page, CEO of Google, believes in “moonshots.” Not just incremental thinking, but breakthrough progress that makes an order of magnitude difference in a field. At his company's developer conference in San Francisco, Page urged others to do the same: “I'd encourage more companies to do things...