The Data Scientist: A Sexy Hybrid Role

Countless blogs and articles have proclaimed “data scientist” the hottest job title of the year. Indeed, Harvard Business Review called it the “sexiest job of the 21st century”. Hyperbole or not, it appears that this will not just be a one-year phenomenon. A 2011 paper from McKinsey Global Institute identified a significant talent gap through [...]


Digital Natives, Leading the Digital Revolution

The public dialog is rich in references to “digital natives” and “digital immigrants.” In my family we have a couple of digitally native teenagers and – as a digital immigrant – I am constantly trying to improve from “tourist digital” to true digital fluency. But businesses, and indeed whole industries, are arrayed along a similar [...]


CEP Key to Value from Big Data

Enterprise data can lose its value in an instant. But when you can access, analyze and act on data in real-time, you can also extract big value from enterprise big data. Complex Event Processing (CEP) is a fundamental component of real-time data analysis and value extraction. Today, our parent company, Software AG announced the welcome [...]