Profile of Pam BakerAuthor and freelance writer
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Pam Baker is author of Data Divination: Big Data Strategies, which met with rave reviews and is currently being used in universities as a textbook for both business and tech courses. It's also sold to business audiences in the general market. The US Chamber of Commerce and other leading business associations around the world have included her book in recommended reading lists for members.
Baker is a veteran, award-winning freelance journalist with thousands of published articles to her credit in many print and online publications, such as CIO, FierceBigData, Institutional Investor, ReadWriteWeb, The Economist Intelligence Unit, and ITWorld. Formerly she was editor of ABI Research's Wireless IQ and Telematics Journal.
She has served as a contracted analyst for VisionGain and Evans Research on a variety of tech topics. Baker is a prolific writer and analyst "suffering from intense curiosity in all things" and is a member of The National Press Club and The Internet Press Guild (IPG). She is based in Columbus, GA and spends her free time traveling, reading sci-fi, patio gardening, and hanging out at the beach. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter, and find her on LinkedIn
Articles by Pam Baker
Marketers are after every scrap of customer data they can get, in hopes of increasing their company's sales. Do you know they may be putting you at risk in the process? In the last of our three-part series on cyberwar, learn what IT needs to know about potential security threats rising from companies' marketing habits.
When you hear the term cyberwar, you think about threats to government, but private sector companies are also at risk. In the second of our three-part series on cyberwarfare, we identify three vulnerabilities and offer IT leaders suggestions on what to do about them.
Are we at risk of being victims or casualties in a government cyberwar? In the first of this three-part series, we explore what the experts say about the current state of cyberwar -- and what it means to IT departments everywhere.
Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
Privacy issues in big data often put companies and consumers in adversarial positions. It doesn't have to be that way.
An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
If you thought handling BYOD was hard, wait until you see what managing mobile devices for the Internet of Things entails.