Data analysis

Transferable Skills Guide – Big Data Engineer

Kate Matsudaira,

Finding ideal candidates for open Big Data positions isn’t easy — growing demand is outpacing supply. This guide sheds new light on skills from related fields that transfer effectively to Big Data.

Big Data Makes Things Better

David Strom,

Big Data isn’t some abstract concept. It can improve airline travel, boost security, and even create a better cow.

R, Octave, and Python: A Follow-Up

Bei Lu,

Should Python be listed as a powerful analytical tool alongside with R? And does R function well with big data? Those questions (and more) discussed here.