Slate looks at the impact of big data on civil liberties, discrimination and the concept of personal freedom.
Big data analysis has become firmly entrenched in a majority of Fortune 1000 organizations, and investments in data analytics are expected to double over the next three years, a new study reveals.
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Data anaylsts and big data scientists may be the hottest of all IT professionals in the job market right now. IT staffing expert Rona Borre looks at what it will take to acquire, or develop, this talent in your organization.
Despite wide-spread interest in big data, many business executives and even CIOs aren't sure what to do with it. A guidebook from research firm Deloitte helps both ask the right big data questions to move the conversation forward.
Several recent job studies have suggested that hiring for IT professionals in general is cooling off, but demand remains high for a number of specialized jobs. Unfortunately, a minority of organizations are properly preparing for those job needs ahead of time.
Experts Sherri Rose, Harvard University; David Dunson, Duke University; Tyler McCormick, University of Washington; and Cynthia Rudin, MIT, tackle how big data is transforming society with the help of statisticians.