Big Data Moves From Hype To Reality, CompTIA Finds

Organizations are moving past the hype and into actual value when it comes to big data and analytics implementation, according to a new survey by CompTIA. But challenges remain, including a skills gap and the struggle to wrangle the growing quantity of data generated. 14 Ways IoT Will Change Big Data And Business Forever (Click

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Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals

Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals Couchbase says the coming Multi-Dimensional Scaling feature will bring read/write, indexing, and query advantages over MongoDB and Cassandra. Companies adopting NoSQL databases are graduating from experiments and early deployments to running scores of production applications, according to Couchbase. Mission-critical demands are going to make Multi-Dimensional Scaling, a new

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Can You Put a Price on Big Data?

The internet era has changed the economic and political landscape completely. The power of big data has revolutionised most business processes and now allows for decisions and analytical judgments to be made with more certainty than ever before. In order for a business to be more valuable and profitable, owners, or the management team, need

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How to Judge Job Candidates Fairly

Don’t judge a book by a cover. What does that mean? It means that many candidates today, regardless of their skill or experience level, still do not know how to write a good bio/resume. Does that mean they are not good candidates? Not at all, says Lynne Keenan a recruiter with over 15 years of

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What Countries are Winning the Global War for Talent

Our friends at INSEAD released the 2014 edition of its annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). The study, which focuses on the topic of ‘growing talent for today and tomorrow’, was produced in collaboration with the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore (HCLI) and Adecco Group. Measuring a nation’s competitiveness based on the quality of

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Scottish jobs market in ‘relatively rude health’

The bank’s report found the jobs market bouncing back after slowing in November Scotland’s economic recovery is set to continue in 2015, according to Bank of Scotland chief economist Donald MacRae. His comments came as the bank’s latest Report on Jobs found Scotland’s job market was in “relatively rude health”. The final report for 2014

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Market Grows….REC’s Report on Jobs suggests candidate is gaining power.

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs has found permanent and temporary appointments rising at faster rates in December. The rate of expansion for permanent placements was strong, having picked up from November’s 18 month low, however, the number of job vacancies available to people seeking permanent roles rose at the

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