Bob E. Hayes, chief research officer at Business Over Broadway and this week's big data and analytics hero, discusses his own big data learning curve. Looking ahead, he cites the critical need for statistical literacy to become widespread if society hopes to achieve the full value of big data and
Big Data & Analytics Heroes
Fern HalperResearch Director for Advanced Analytics at TDWI
Fern Halper discusses her thoughts on the biggest challenges for companies when they decide to get started with big data and analytics and explains why she believes tomorrow’s generation should acquire analytic skills, no matter the degree—because it’s going to be hard to escape the data deluge.
Mark van Rijmenam, founder of Datafloq and this week’s Big Data and Analytics Hero, declares that “developing a big data strategy requires the organization to have a good understanding of what big data is, what it entails and what the different possibilities are.”
Applying big data technology to answer business questions is critical for organizations. Dr. Michael Kowolenko, Principal Research Scholar at North Carolina State University and this week’s Big Data Hero shares how big data helps businesses make better decisions and gain insight.
Jake Porway, founder and executive director of DataKind and this week’s Big Data & Analytics Hero, shares that they’ve found that "cross-sector collaborations between data scientists, managers, designers, foundations, nonprofits and more are critical for really making lasting change.” When we
“You can’t just look at one data source,” says Vince Walden, partner at Ernst & Young, and this week’s Big Data & Analytics hero. With so much data available to us today to get a clear picture businesses must be able to look “at the data in all different angles—upside down and sideways—to
Chief Analytics Officer at Constant Contact and this week’s Big Data and Analytics Hero believes that with big data “a complete analysis of customers’ interactions with your company will no longer be a privilege only afforded to the big and powerful.”