Big Data
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Ideas for avoiding Big Data failures and for dealing with them if they happen

Peter James Thomas - March 13, 2017

In August 2016, I read an article by Paul Barsch (@paul_a_barsch), who at the time was Teradata‘s Marketing Director for Big Data Consulting Services [1]. I have…

Business Intelligence
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A Sweeter Spot for the CDO?

Peter James Thomas - February 21, 2017

I recently commented on an article by Bruno Aziza (@brunoaziza) from AtScale [1]. As mentioned in this earlier piece, Bruno and I have known each other for…

Big Data
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The Big Data Universe

Peter James Thomas - January 31, 2017

Analytics
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Themes from a Chief Data Officer Forum – the 180 day perspective

Peter James Thomas - May 26, 2016

The author would like to acknowledge the input and assistance of his fellow delegates, both initially at the IRM(UK) CDO Executive Forum itself and later in reviewing…

Uncategorized
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An Inconvenient Truth: Crowd-Sourced Approaches to Statistical Analysis in Science – and what this means for you

Peter James Thomas - November 4, 2015

© xkcd.com (adapted from the original to fit the dimensions of this page) © xkcd.com (adapted from the original to fit the dimensions of this page)No, not…

Business Intelligence
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Collaboration Between Teams Using the Same Data in Different Ways

Peter James Thomas - December 8, 2014

This article is based on conversations that took place recently on the TDWI LinkedIn Group [1]. This article is based on conversations that took place recently on…

Culture/Leadership
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Celebrating the Philae Landing [INFOGRAPHIC]

Peter James Thomas - November 22, 2014

© scienceogram.org 2014 Reproduced on this site under a Creative Commons licence Original post may be viewed here As a picture is said to paint a thousand words,…

Data Visualization: A Scientific Treatment
Analytics
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Analytics
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Data Visualization: A Scientific Treatment

Peter James Thomas - November 7, 2014

The above diagram was compiled by Florence Nightingale, who was – according to The Font – “a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of…

Business Intelligence
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Business Intelligence, a Maturing Industry?

Peter James Thomas - October 24, 2012

I was recently invited by recruitment consultancy La Fosse to chair an roundtable event for fellow Business Intelligence professionals. We held the meeting last Thursday evening in…

Commentary
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Puzzling?: Facebook Squares ‘Puzzle’

Peter James Thomas - September 3, 2012

The following article could claim some connections with both mathematics and social media, but in truth relates to neither. Its focus is instead on irritation, specifically a…