Wikipedia says a chief science officer, or CSO, is a position at the head of scientific research operations at companies performing significant scientific research projects. Some people believe that in light of the trend toward data-driven businesses, most large companies also should add that position to their C-level executive suites.
Forbes recently said the term "data scientist" is redundant and incomplete, and even questioned the need for a separate category at all. Others have questions how broad the demand is.
Aerospike, Inc has announced that Silicon Valley pioneer and founder of Informix Software, Roger Sippl, will be an advisor for the company.
Yahoo, after all, is where the database at the heart of the big data revolution, Hadoop, was created.
Living in the connected world is one thing, doing so in ways that are meaningful to our well-being is quite another, said Arianna Huffington in a recent blog post.
MIT's Sloan School of Management said this week it is expanding its big data executive education program to include a new online program for executives and soon-to-be executives around the world.
Supporters of a program at the University of Montana, along with entrepreneurs in Montana's high-tech industry, are looking to make Missoula the big data hub of the Northern Rockies
Richard Bruton, Ireland's Jobs Minister, said the big data sector will deliver considerable growth opportunities and believes Ireland is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the opportunity.
This experiment suggests that academic researchers can sometimes benefit from thinking outside the box when it comes to solving hard problems, including enlisting minds outside of their field to do some of the thinking.
In his blog "Big Data: Automation At Sea," Peter Knight talks about the awesome power of big ships and big data, and how the two came together aboard his Fast Combat Support Ship out at sea.