This week in data news, integration trends for the year, Big Data investments and midsize IT data skills gaps.
If the past is a predictor of the future, we can expect that the IoT will take off in 2015, and then we’ll spend 2016 unraveling the data problems.
Instead of focusing on the challenges of cloud integration, it may be time to look at some of the successes that have been achieved.
Building up data and analytics literacy is a crucial task right now, but how to do it?
What do SDDCs mean for the data, in terms of usability, access and analytics? They could possibly increase productivity and business agility.
Denodo Express offers a free, unlimited download with renewable license for companies to tinker with data virtualization.
Predictive analytics deals with identifying trends and relationships that are less linear and it often leverages less traditional data sources than BI, such as social media data.
The demand for agility, collaboration and better data-flow governance will lead to companies upgrading their B2B integration tools.
Ipsos Public Affair polled more than 1,500 executives and decision makers across the U.S. and E.U. on the importance of data analytics.
Analysts chime in on their results with the public beta of IBM's Watson Analytics tool and how it might benefit SMBs.
Bricks Meets Clicks took a more unusual approach to their survey, by opting to focus on clarifying how Big Data can help.
Start with the foundational analytics.
The O’Reilly 2014 Data Science Salary Survey is a fascinating report, particularly the section showing the regression model of total salary.