Category: About pages

Category: About pages

The Hard Is What Makes It Great
Image July 1, 2017 About pages,Ideas Colette Grail

What’s the Big Data Idea is Bringing Big Data to the People. I’m passionate about Big Data. I believe Big Data will change everyone’s lives whether you like it or not.  It’s not just about how your cell phone let’s you know about traffic or that Target knows your daughter is pregnant before you do.  The
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Forget Probability and Statistics?
Image November 29, 2014 About pages Colette Grail

Although probability and statistics are still valuable tools, Big Data does alter some of the principals used in data manipulation, such as sample sets, accuracy and bias.

What not Why of Big Data
November 28, 2014 About pages Colette Grail

Bringing Big Data to the People (Part 5 of 6) What Not Why – Not Your Mother’s Scientific Method What Not Why is a mental shift that accompanies the 3 Vs of Big Data. Big Data consumes great volumes of a variety of data and produces ‘what” the data is. Big Data tells you what is
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Love, life and work – 3 ordinary examples of the extraordinary capability of Big Data
November 27, 2014 About pages,Ideas Colette Grail

“How to save a life?” The Fray makes an excellent song from an age old question. Big Data and Cloudera’s Doug Cutting answer with 3 scenarios that impact how we live now: love, life and work. LOVE. Historically, love has been dependent on locality, like high school sweethearts, office romance, or the rarest possibility of
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The 3Vs of Big Data – Volume, Velocity, and Variety
Image November 26, 2014 About pages Colette Grail

Bringing Big Data to the People (Part 4 of 6) Beyond Natural Selection – Variety Data used to have to be carefully selected for processing both in quantity and quality.  Data was strictly formatted.  At first, its gatekeepers were men in lab coats and pocket protectors (and eventually morphed to the IT guys.)   As
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The 3Vs of Big Data – Volume, Velocity, and Variety
Image November 25, 2014 About pages Colette Grail

Bringing Big Data to the People (Part 3 of 6) Processing – Velocity Velocity is the accelerated rate at which data accumulates.  Big Data isn’t just more data but more data faster too.  For example, when you visit a website, the data trail isn’t purely transactional – how much of what did you buy –
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The 3Vs of Big Data – Volume, Velocity, and Variety
November 24, 2014 About pages Colette Grail

Bringing Big Data to the People (Part 2 of 6) Big Data is originally defined by the 3Vs – volume, velocity, and variety, although a fourth V – veracity – has entered the mix of late.  Big Data is more than just information collection on a pedestrian level.  Although you get there’s more data around
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What’s the Big Data Idea?
November 20, 2014 About pages Colette Grail

Part 1 0f 6 explaining the basics of Big Data.

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