Big Data Analytics: A Practical Guide for Managers by Kim H. Pries,Robert Dunnigan

By Kim H. Pries,Robert Dunnigan

With this publication, managers and selection makers are given the instruments to make extra knowledgeable judgements approximately huge information paying for tasks. Big facts Analytics: a pragmatic advisor for Managers not just provides descriptions of universal instruments, but additionally surveys some of the items and owners that provide the large information market.

Comparing and contrasting the differing kinds of study in most cases carried out with colossal facts, this available reference offers straight forward motives of the final workings of huge facts instruments. rather than spending time on find out how to set up particular programs, it makes a speciality of the explanations WHY readers could set up a given package.

The ebook offers authoritative tips on various instruments, together with open resource and proprietary platforms. It information the strengths and weaknesses of incorporating huge info research into decision-making and explains how one can leverage the strengths whereas mitigating the weaknesses.



  • Describes some great benefits of disbursed computing in uncomplicated terms

  • Includes large vendor/tool fabric, particularly for open resource decisions

  • Covers widespread software program applications, together with Hadoop and Oracle Endeca

  • Examines GIS and computer studying applications

  • Considers privateness and surveillance concerns


The publication additional explores easy statistical techniques that, while misapplied, might be the resource of error. many times, colossal information is handled as an oracle that discovers effects not anyone could have imagined. whereas great facts can serve this priceless functionality, all too frequently those effects are mistaken, but are nonetheless stated unquestioningly. The likelihood of getting misguided effects raises as a bigger variety of variables are in comparison until preventative measures are taken.

The process taken by means of the authors is to give an explanation for those techniques so managers can ask larger questions in their analysts and owners as to the appropriateness of the tools used to reach at a end. as the international of technology and drugs has been grappling with comparable concerns within the booklet of stories, the authors draw on their efforts and observe them to special data.

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