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Think back to when you were a kid and were asked what you wanted to be when you grew up. I’ll bet you didn’t say Data Scientist. Now fast forward to today. Glassdoor , an online job site, has identified Data Scientist as the top job for 2016 . Glassdoor chose Data Scientist as one the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016 based on three key factors – number of job openings, salary and career opportunities rating.
US and European Union regulators are wrestling with mountains of red tape as they hammer out a data “Privacy Shield” agreement reached this month to preserve $260 billion of transatlantic trade in digital services.
I am a millennial. And with that, everyone always feels the need to tell me how young I am. But today is Twitter’s 10th birthday – and that is troubling for millennials everywhere. Why? Because it means we’re getting old.
Data Lakes are a hot topic, but beyond the hype it’s important to discover answers to who’s actually using them and if they are creating value. To understand the adoption and maturity of Data Lakes, Attunity , Hortonworks , and Teradata sponsored research to uncover key trends.
The way we bank is changing. There’s no doubt about it. According to the Millennial Disruption Index and the San Diego Union-Tribune , 1 in 3 millennials are open to switching banks in the next 90 days. And according to this article , less than 50% of Gen Y are likely to continue with their primary bank in the next six months.
Research from EY, among many other data points, proves that data is the key to growth and competitive advantage in financial services. Learn how one National Bank overcame data growth and regulatory compliance challenges in the final post of the Dan Woods series.
The online travel industry continues to grow at a steady – albeit, conservative – pace. Forced to evolve alongside consumers, the industry’s future growth will be driven by technology investments that enable companies to better target users and deliver more customized services. That can only mean one thing: more data. In order to ensure success, online travel companies must better manage the data deluge. Read more to learn how one online travel company accomplished this.
The business keeps asking for more data, but more data doesn’t guarantee better analysis. The only thing more data guarantees is increasing data management costs. It’s critical that IT organizations learn how to make smart decisions about what data to keep – and what to offload to lower cost platforms. Learn more in post 4 of the Dan Woods series.
As data grows, the platforms that support it both increase in size and multiply because different platforms optimize different workloads. That’s why placing data on the right platform is critical to enabling enterprises to efficiently manage data. Successful enterprises are taking notice and realizing significant benefits by modernizing and optimizing data placement. Learn more in the third post in the Dan Woods, Attunity series!
Moving data, transforming data, and making it available to the business is a very expensive process. Given data’s rapid rate of growth – and the amount of waste in the current data management paradigm – it’s time that IT organizations and their solution providers transform the economics of data. Read the second post in the Dan Woods, Attunity series to find out more.