Analytics
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Getting business value from data? Commercial analytics is where it’s at

MartynJones - March 31, 2016

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Big Data
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Too much information

MartynJones - March 16, 2016

Martyn Richard JonesI have questions about data.Most of us who have more than a cursory knowledge of the English language have heard of the phrase ‘too much…

Data Mining
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How Hadoop Revolutionised IT

MartynJones - March 5, 2016

This is the story of how the amazing Hadoop ecosphere revolutionised IT. If you enjoy it then consider joining The Big Data Contrarians.Before the advent of Hadoop…

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12 Amazing Big Data Success Stories for 2016

MartynJones - December 22, 2015

Every year I ask myself the same question. Will there be any tangible, coherent and verifiable Big Data success stories in the coming year? Every year I…

Big Data
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The Big Data Counterfeiters

MartynJones - September 11, 2015

The arts and acts of counterfeiting have many manifestations, each with its peculiarities, motivations and modes.There is the well-known counterfeiting of money, precious metals and art, and…

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Big Data, ESP and Transubstantiation

MartynJones - August 19, 2015

To the layperson anxious for answers to complicated questions, the very idea of bringing together sets of disparate data and turning it into precious insights may seem…

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Absolutely Fabulous Big Data Roles

MartynJones - August 3, 2015

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.Jean-Baptiste Alphonse KarrPrologueI wrote a piece called ‘7 New Big Data Roles for 2015′. I published it on LinkedIn. Many…

The Big Data Contrarians: New LinkedIn Big Data Community
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The Big Data Contrarians: New LinkedIn Big Data Community

MartynJones - July 7, 2015

Friends, peers and colleagues, lend me your bandwidth and 10 minutes of your time.  Gather around and let me tell you about the greatest, most interesting and…

Big Data
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Raise the Big Data Flim-Flam High

MartynJones - July 2, 2015

If there were ever a more apt rallying slogan for the Big Data BS babblers it would be “We BS about Big Data so that you don’t…

The Hadoop Honeymoon Is Over
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The Hadoop Honeymoon Is Over

MartynJones - May 16, 2015

Listen up Big Data playmates! The ubiquitous Big Data gurus, tied up in their regular chores of astroturfing mega-volumes, velocities and varieties of superficial flim flam, may…