White House: “Big Data is indeed a Big Deal”

The U.S. federal government announced over US$200 million in funding for a wide range of both new and already-in-progress initiatives related to Big Data. Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr. John Holdren (pictured at left) spoke on Thursday March 29, 2012 in a panel presentation and webcast at the American Association for the Advancement Continue reading White House: “Big Data is indeed a Big Deal”

Outliers and Coexistence are the New Normal for Big Data

Many enterprise architectures have evolved into coexistence environments to manage and benefit from advanced analytics, with help from technology and cloud service providers that are ramping up integration capabilities. Letting data speak for itself through analysis of entire data sets is eclipsing modeling from sub-sets. In the past, all too often what was once disregarded Continue reading Outliers and Coexistence are the New Normal for Big Data