Big Data Analytics: A Practical Guide for Managers by Kim H. Pries

By Kim H. Pries

With this e-book, managers and choice makers are given the instruments to make extra educated judgements approximately substantial information procuring tasks. Big info Analytics: a realistic consultant for Managers not just provides descriptions of universal instruments, but in addition surveys a number of the items and owners that provide the massive info market.

Comparing and contrasting the differing kinds of study ordinarily performed with mammoth facts, this available reference offers uncomplicated reasons of the overall workings of huge facts instruments. rather than spending time on how one can set up particular programs, it specializes in the explanations WHY readers might set up a given package.

The publication presents authoritative counsel on quite a number instruments, together with open resource and proprietary platforms. It info the strengths and weaknesses of incorporating giant info research into decision-making and explains how one can leverage the strengths whereas mitigating the weaknesses.

  • Describes some great benefits of disbursed computing in uncomplicated terms
  • Includes gigantic vendor/tool fabric, specially for open resource decisions
  • Covers well-known software program applications, together with Hadoop and Oracle Endeca
  • Examines GIS and laptop studying applications
  • Considers privateness and surveillance matters

The e-book extra explores uncomplicated statistical options that, while misapplied, might be the resource of error. many times, huge facts is taken care of as an oracle that discovers effects not anyone may have imagined. whereas colossal info can serve this worthwhile functionality, all too usually those effects are wrong, but are nonetheless suggested unquestioningly. The likelihood of getting faulty effects raises as a bigger variety of variables are in comparison except preventative measures are taken.

The method taken via the authors is to give an explanation for those recommendations so managers can ask larger questions in their analysts and owners as to the appropriateness of the tools used to reach at a end. as the international of technology and drugs has been grappling with related concerns within the book of experiences, the authors draw on their efforts and follow them to important data.

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Inside the wacky world of weird data: What’s getting crunched. CNBC. February 12, 2014. com/id/101410448. Accessed April 18, 2014. 12. H. How might your choice of browser affect your job prospects? The Economist. April 10, 2013. dpuf. Accessed April 19, 2014. 13. Merrick, A. A death in the database. The New Yorker. January 23, 2014. http://www. html. Accessed April 17, 2014. 14. Angwin, J. and Valentino-DeVries, J. New tracking frontier: Your license plates. The Wall Street Journal. September 29, 2012.

An insightful article about Moore’s law from June 32 • Big Data Analytics of 2003 (almost exactly 10 years before this passage was written) on CNet seems quaint now. In it, the author states A Dell Dimension released in 2000 with the 1 GHz Pentium III, 256 MB of memory, a 30 GB hard drive, a CD-RW drive and a DVD player cost $5,999. That’s six times more expensive and about one-third as powerful as a midrange box Dell Computer released this week. What we see in this quote is an example of the progress in performance produced in 3 years, from 2000 to 2003.

Com/id/101410448. Accessed April 18, 2014. 12. H. How might your choice of browser affect your job prospects? The Economist. April 10, 2013. dpuf. Accessed April 19, 2014. 13. Merrick, A. A death in the database. The New Yorker. January 23, 2014. http://www. html. Accessed April 17, 2014. 14. Angwin, J. and Valentino-DeVries, J. New tracking frontier: Your license plates. The Wall Street Journal. September 29, 2012. com/news/articles/SB1000 0872396390443995604578004723603576296. Accessed April 19, 2014.

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