M&A and Investment
Is there or will there be a bubble, i.e. a period where vendors will be made of gold and users will be paying top dollar? Will there be a get-rich-quick moment that will crest right before the bubble bursts?
The grant is seed money to develop new big data computing tools for the advancement of science. It's interesting to note the intertwinement of international funding in science endeavors.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration needs help from private companies in making all of its data accessible to the public
This is not a trend that will peak and fall. This is a fundamental change in how business is done.
The future does not look good for the unemployed and future college grads--nor for capitalism as new automation replaces jobs but fails to create new ones.
Note to startups and big data providers and disruptors: venture capitalists made it known at O'Reilly Media's Strata big-data conference in Santa Clara, California last week that they find big data anything pitches "infuriating."
Companies not in the big data game now need to realize that it's not just their direct competitors they need to worry about--but a shift in total market ownership.
Spotlight on a piece in InformationWeek on top 16 big data vendors.
Open source is taking big data by storm, yet some proprietary technologies, such as Splunk, still remain hugely popular. Here's why.
Not everyone investing in big data is doing so by buying tools for their own use. Investors are eyeing vendor stock in hopes of reaping big returns too. If you're into investing in big data via the stock market, then you'll likely find the Splunk-Tableau-Verient debate interesting.