The report finds that an alarming number of companies are unable to identify emerging risks ranging from cyberthreats to geopolitical developments, global health threats, and social media due to a shortage of skilled internal auditors.
After Patricia Arquette gave an acceptance speech at the Oscars addressing income disparity, Rhiza decided to focus its Rhiza Ratio project on income disparity between genders nationwide for those making less than $25,000 a year. Here's what their analysis revealed.
Check out the seriously cool stuff that electrical and computer engineers have created so far in this infographic by Ohio University's Esteemed Russ College of Engineering and Technology.
Yes, data scientists are the sexiest beings on the planet but that doesn't mean they get the superstar treatment they deserve--frustrations are high. Everyone wants big data but they don't understand it, yet they try to manage the data scientists. It would be funny if it weren't so darn destructive.
Alarmed at the number of jobs that are (and will be) eliminated by automation?
ASA analysis finds statistics is the fastest-growing undergraduate STEM degree, outpacing all computer-related disciplines.
There's lots of terms for these elusive professionals who possess a unique mix of tech chops, business acumen, cunning intuition, and innovative problem-solving abilities--data artists, data diviners, data creatives. Whichever term you prefer, these are the pros you need to take your big data projects to the next level.
If you're looking to get one or more Hadoop certifications, you might want to consider the free, self-service training MapR provides which includes certification testing upon completion of the course.
"A shift needs to be made from big data technology, infrastructure setting up to enabling managers to engineer better decisions through data. We define this shift as Decision Engineering--the way to take power out of data and use it to make better engineered business decisions is the next big thing in 2015," says Titir Pal, director of products and solutions at Absolutdata Analytics.
According to Matt Asay at ReadWrite, big companies are struggling with big data in part because of a lack of data scientists who he says are now paid in excess of $123,000 a year--and that pay scale is rising.