Author Archives: Irfan Khan
Big data has simplified complexities in so many business processes we hardly notice any longer. It permits our rapidly emerging self-service economy. It’s not just our future. It’s our present.
As big data sources — everything from social networks to operations — touch more people inside the enterprise, more workers will need analytics to get value from the data.read more
With big data raining down on enterprises, DBAs are stuck trying to weather the storm. read more
Data scientists are suddenly sexy because of the pervasiveness of big data, not the newness of the position.read more
Through Amazon Web Services, companies can test drive SAP HANA on big slices of their data for less than a dollar per hour.
Grant proposals submitted to the US National Science Foundation on or after January 14, 2013 must use new guidelines. read more
Retailers slowly edge their way to a deeper understanding of the value of "where" using location-based data.read more
By 2015, 68% of the world’s unstructured data, such as you find on Facebook and YouTube, will be created by consumersread more
The recent US presidential election puts one more nail in the coffin of managing by gut feel. Weeks prior to Election Day, the data indicated a victory for the sitting President.read more
Our personal big data store, roughly 150 zettabytes, may allow medical practitioners the ability to craft more precise diagnoses and treatments tailored to our individual bodies.read more