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The Age of Big Data (New York Times 2012 article)
"A report last year by the McKinsey Global Institute, the research arm of the consulting firm, projected that the
United States needs 140,000 to 190,000 more workers with “deep analytical” expertise and 1.5 million more data-literate managers, whether retrained or hired."
Big Data: The management Revolution (Harvard Business Review, Oct. 2012)
Businesses are collecting more data than they know what to do with. To turn all this information into competitive gold, they’ll need new skills and a new management style.
Big Data, Analytics and the Path From Insights to Value (MIT Sloan Management Review article,, 2011)
How the smartest organizations are embedding analytics to transform information into insight and then action. Findings and recommendations from the first annual New Intelligent Enterprise Global Executive study.
Explaining Big Data (video)
Big Data Tools
Visualization - see how popular websites are with related demographic information; popularity of search times across time
IBM Watson Analytics
Advanced analytics, data discovery service on the cloud, guides data exploration, automates predictive analytics and enables dashboard and infographic creation.
Designed for data and the people who work with data, from professional projects to open data. Website helps host and share your data, collaborate with your team, and capture context and conclusions as you work.
Mining Your own Big Data
Offers a simple view into data associated with your own Google Account by summarizing data associated with each product you use: i.e., Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Web History, Alerts and YouTube
MIT media Lab Imersion Email Graph
Can you do what NASA does: track by analyzing and mapping the metadata of your email contacts? MIT Media Lab Immersion Email Graph analyzes the people you exchange email with (though NOT contents of emails themselves) and maps connections in very interesting ways!