You?d be forgiven for passing by the announcement of Apache Spark 2.3. After all, it?s a point release, isn?t it? Sure, there will be some bug fixes, maybe an improvement or two to the MLLib framework, maybe an extra operator or something, but nothing all that major. That will be saved for Apache Spark 3.0, surely?
Bob Seiner thinks your Data Governance definition needs to have ?some teeth behind it.? According to Seiner?s definition, Data Governance is: ?The execution and enforcement of authority over the management of data and data-related assets.? He prefers strong words like ?execution,? and ?enforcement of authority,? to make it clear that the Data Governance program is [?]
Stan Christiaens believes that the fourth industrial revolution is here, and if you want to be part of it, you?ll have to become a data-driven company. Speaking at the DATAVERSITYŠ Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference, Christiaens said during his presentation titled ?The #1 Reason You?re Not a Data-Driven Company? that many companies try to adopt [?]
In real estate, there?s a mantra that most agents use of ?location, location, location,? meaning houses that may be equal in many ways will cost more the closer you get to something of value. For example, the San Jose Mercury News recently published a story about a house in Sunnyvale, California, that sold for $782,000 over asking price. Why such a ridiculous amount? Because it?s near Apple?s new campus ? location matters.
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the findings of its Little-Known Facts survey. The results reveal that IT professionals tend to go above and beyond the scope of their core responsibilities as the changing business landscape demands more of their [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?PagerDuty, the global leader in Digital Operations Management, today introduced new capabilities in machine learning and advanced response automation that enable businesses to orchestrate the right business-wide response to any situation. By eliminating inefficiencies across the entire digital operations lifecycle, and applying best practices to any operational [?]
Retailers have become so adept at capturing and analyzing consumer data that there is now a real risk that they might alienate customers by revealing just much they know about our lifestyle, habits, and preferences. So if retailers want their big data investments to pay off, they must tread carefully.