The talent shortage in big data is a hot topic among technology leaders. Data scientists can call their career shots.
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Data outside of corporate firewalls will require aggregators and service providers to package it so it can be used by enterprises. Big data as a service isn't too far behind.
A never-ending stream of call detail records, network events and file sizes helps T-Mobile optimize its network.
Katrina Montinola's company is both a creator and consumer of big data, and its simulator---think something akin to The SIMs for healthcare decision---examines evidence based medicine.
Keith Sherwell, CIO of Sears Holdings, recently outlined the retailer's technology overhaul, which depends on Hadoop, open source and cutting maintenance costs.
For a company like Ford the promise of big data revolves around analyzing internal information from repair logs and sensors.
Nicholas Skytland, program manager for NASA's Open Innovation Program, argues that workers will need to be big data literate in the future.
A ZDNet roundtable discussion on big data will be held at the Greene Space just west of SoHo and webcast live
We're looking for a mix of executives, experts and academics to debunk big data and real-world implementations.