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 [email protected] Follow her on Twitter, and find her on LinkedIn
Articles by Pam Baker
posted in May 2015
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.