Big data skills remain hard to find, and confusion about how to define what a data scientist does is just adding to the headaches.
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With two high-performance memory modules onboard, this implementation of LSI's popular MegaRAID HBA uses flash to cache frequently accessed data, boosting storage performance without the upheaval or cost of switching from magnetic disk to SSD.
While the technology to run big-data projects may be opening up to more firms, progress has been hampered by a lack of skills and a corporate preference for gut instinct.
How can you create a sustainable Big Data strategy without having technical expertise? In this short video, Emília Paiva, Director Vice-President at the Minas Gerais government Office for Strategic Priorities talks about how she has accomplished this seemingly impossible task.
Delays to the implementation of a scheme to share patients' data in the UK with companies and healthcare bodies alike is welcome - it's an initiative that's too important to get wrong.
Big data is pervasive, but the skills to use it aren't. Software Carpentry is programming literacy for big data. And important little data.
Senior managers are shifting their focus away from raw skills and towards more broadly focused people when recruiting data managers.
The crowdsourced development community represents close to 608,000 developers with skills in cloud integration, mobile applications, data science solutions -- and beyond.
The need to have advanced data analytics skills in house is becoming ever more acute for line of business managers in Brazil - but how and where can you source that knowledge?
Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
Enterprises have to decide whether to look at hiring new talent for big data or infusing existing data management talent with new skills.
If these numbers were reported in a corporate situation, they would be considered an absolute triumph of big data management and implementation. UPDATE: Response/corrections/clarifications from Washington Post reporter.
New council would better guide the next federal government on key ICT industry issues like skills, digital literacy, open data, and the digital economy.
A proclivity for teaching web-design skills over hard-core data science will leave Australia struggling to meet rapidly increasing demand for business intelligence and big-data specialists, the local head of R&D with Dell Software has warned.
Organizations that deploy Big Data tools to analyze operational data soon learn staff's expertise in SQL isn't always helpful. New skills need to be learned.
Data center managers are now looking for IT staff who possess different skills such as Linux, security and app development, as the landscape evolves with the introduction of virtualization.
Big data, cloud and good old C# are among the skills that employers are looking for this year.
Growing demand for big data skills will see companies looking to outsourcing to plug the gap, presenting opportunities for India. But, it must first address several fundamental challenges.
Companies will need to fork out for device management and individual mobile and data plans to enable BYOD initiatives, but the extra costs mean they're holding back from implementation.
Westpac blames offshoring on skills shortage, Google finds missing Street View data, and Malcolm Turnbull's latest attack on the NBN.
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