How I Pulled Myself Out of the Waterfall
Mark Thiele hates waterfalls. Not the ones found in nature, of course, but the traditional, sequential method of software development known as the waterfall model, in which a project flows downhill from one group to another in slow, rigid stages.
Your Big Data Strategy Needs DevOps
Many big data analytics teams choose to not use DevOps methodologies, but there are real benefits to applying DevOps concepts to those big data initiatives.
IoT And Privacy: Turning Pitfalls Into Benefits
The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a host of conveniences and automation to both business and consumers. But new privacy and compliance responsibilities are part of this package deal. Here's how to make the most of it.
IoT And Big Data: Success Comes Down To A Solid Strategy
A Verizon report highlights how big data complexity and a shortage of data science talent are hurdles for an IoT implementation, but we also have to remember the key best practice of having a business goal as part of any analytics initiative.
Self-Service Analytics Are A Necessity
Users want answers to burning questions, but IT and the data team can't tackle them all at once. Self-service analytics help organizations triage problem-solving by providing many of the insights business users need.
Data-Driven Effectiveness Is A Team Sport
Smart people and the best technology aren't enough to drive a data-driven culture. It's all about people and collaboration, which is easier said than done. If you're serious about affecting change, consider these best practices.