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Andrew Nester

Andrew Nester
Director of Marketing @andrew_nester Data-driven marketer with a strategic skill set and cross functional leadership experience. Passionate about new technologies, category creation and new product introduction.

How To Successfully Implement a Big Data Project in 8 Steps

Cloud-based analytics rapidly becoming the norm

There are countless ways to incorporate Big Data to improve your company’s operations. But the hard truth is that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to Big Data. Beyond understanding your infrastructure requirements, you still need to create an implementation plan to understand what each Big Data project will mean to your organization. At a minimum, that plan should ...

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60-Second Guide: Big Data and the cloud

It seems like everywhere you turn, folks are making references to “Big Data.” The term is used for just about every technology issue imaginable, but do you know what it really means? If you’ve got 60 seconds, we’ve got a crash course on the key Big Data trends: how you can source BigData, what insights you derive from it, and how quickly you ...

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Big Data in Action: How a little charity helps enable crowdsourced nature observations from around the world

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In the Bay Area tech world, I am constantly inundated by talk of how big data is going to fundamentally change industries and create ever elusive differentiation and riches for businesses that can take advantage. However, I know that the power of big data isn’t limited to just big business. Harnessed correctly and put to the right use, endless positives ...

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Big Data is the New Black

Many fans would argue that the Netflix original series “House of Cards” is the perfect television show – it has a fabulous production team, compelling leading actor, and stories of drama and betrayal that keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Turns out, this was no happy accident – this and all other Netflix series have been engineered with ...

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How Big Data Tells a Story

Cloud makes enterprise-grade big data analytics widely available

Associations with Big Data tend to be pretty clinical – it’s often considered a tool to make more accurate scientific statements, identify trends in social media and news, and develop products by gauging customer response. In other words, the cloud computing tool was largely viewed as a shortcut to making money and creating new offerings for the public, whether that was ...

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How Big Data Is Changing the Fashion Industry

Big data is an expected element in scientific and clinical endeavors like health care and weather prediction, but many would be surprised to hear that this cloud computing technology can dictate the trends of tomorrow. The fashion industry has begun to take its cues from the mass aggregation of information, which can monitor consumer information, demographics and spending habits and ...

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