Tag: Big Data

Tag: Big Data

Trust & Forgiveness in a Big Data World
Image December 2, 2014 Big Data Facets Colette Grail

Trust and Forgiveness are core elements to what and how Big Data is used every day.

Uncertainty in an Certain World
Image November 30, 2014 Big Data Facets Colette Grail

Big Data also changes the mind set about the solution.  Big Data solutions don’t provide exactly but “more” or … mostly.   Probability and statistics are already used to create facts things that are mostly correct. Statistics uses samples to try to estimate the entire data set, which is an assumption we accept as fact. A
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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.

GMS attends Big Data Tech Con in Boston courtesy of The Sky INTL
April 26, 2014 Uncategorized Colette Grail

Big Data is a digital Wild Wild West of opportunity.   A gamut of players sit at an open-source poker table holding the data cards (your information) from transactions, social web, telemetric/sensors, archives, and web media.   Although US corporate participation today is found mostly in the mega businesses, garage start-ups are prevalent to making the Big Data products
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