An inside look at why Apache Kafka adoption is exploding

Image: iStockphoto/monsitj Apache Kafka, the open source distributed streaming platform, is making an increasingly vocal claim for stream data “world domination” (to coin Linus Torvald’s

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Primary customer service with chatbox and chatbots

It really astonishing to see in this world of cut-edge competition, how many of the businesses still do not use the chatbox and chatbots for

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IBM launches Watson Discovery Service for big data analytics at scale

Image: IBM A new IBM Watson service, announced Thursday, could make it easier for businesses to process, analyze, and glean insights from their data. The

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Happy Holidata! Your spending potential revealed

Image: Cambridge Analytica Imagine: Against all odds your little-known tech company helped Donald Trump become president of the United States. What’s next? Spread holiday cheer,

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Why choosing a free platform can be a good way for your company to start analyzing data

Image: iStockphoto.com/NicoElNino Is your business interested in getting started with data analytics, but not sure where to start? There are several routes to becoming skilled

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HR analytics: An effective yet underused employee retention and recruiting tool

Image: iStock/phototechno Many organizations are turning to human resource analytics (HR analytics) to evaluate their HR efforts in order to improve workforce performance and get

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Want a big data job? First decide whether to follow a tech or management career path

Image: iStock Careers in big data are beginning to solidify, as companies ramp up their analytics teams. Big data professionals usually have to make a

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5 key points when presenting big data project updates to the board

Image: iStock/monkeybusinessimage When you head up big data initiatives, keeping the board informed is one of your most important tasks. You should present big data

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IoT for cows: 4 ways farmers are collecting and analyzing data from cattle

At Hemdale Farms, Lely Astronaut robots are used to milk cows — and collect data. Image: Hemdale Farms In the age of the digitized human,

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