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James Kobielus is IBM's Big Data Evangelist. He is an industry veteran who spearheads IBM's thought leadership activities in big data, data science, enterprise data warehousing, advanced analytics, Hadoop, business intelligence, data management, and next best action technologies. He works with IBM's product management and marketing teams across the big data analytics portfolio. Prior to joining IBM, he was a leading industry analyst, with firms including Forrester Research, Current Analysis, and Burton Group.
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posted in July 2010

Social Media Analytics vs. Social Network Analysis

7/27/2010
Is there a real difference between these two terms, or are you seeing double? My initial impetus for a podcast on leveraging the power of social media and social networks to manage your brand was to spell out the chief distinctions between these two terms...

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Agile Data Warehousing: Do You Scrum?

7/21/2010
When IT professionals speak of "agile development," they could be referring to any of countless overlapping schools of thought. It's best to tread lightly and keep an agile mind to find some hybrid or innovative approach that specifically meets your needs.

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Enterprise-Grade Hadoop for Petabyte Analytics

7/7/2010
Hadoop is riding the hype wave right now. You'll find many IT professionals who know just enough about Hadoop to be dangerous in a cocktail party setting, but not enough for their own comfort to respond to grilling from the chief technology officer or the geekier business executives.

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IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
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