Data Was A Journey. Now It's An Odyssey

An interview with Stanford Data Analytics Instructor Gauthier Vasseur about why business users have to take a step back in learning to take a step forward in achievements, why humanity’s issues should be structured as business problems and why, if asking the right questions, Big Data can sometimes save you even if you are stuck on an alien planet.

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The Front Behind The Front

There are only two weeks left before the sad anniversary of 9/11 and James Foley, a brave journalist, has been wildly killed a week ago in Iraq. These two events remind us harshly that terrorism is a constant reality. In this month’s newsletter, the BIME team has decided to focus on how the Analytics technology can stand behind the Intelligence Services to support the fight against terrorism. We had the chance to meet an expert in this field, Cynthia Storer. Storer is a veteran intelligence analyst, having worked for more than 20 years in the CIA. Nowadays, she is focusing her time to pass on her knowledge at the university to get the next generation of leaders ready for confronting global threats.

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A Small Step For Man, A Big Data Leap For Mankind

An interview with Jordan Tigani, founding member of the Google BigQuery team about everything Big Data at Google. Everything from concept development, the Dremel breakthrough, the night when BigQuery emerged as a brilliant idea and future product, the advantages the technology holds... all described in the first book on Google BigQuery Analytics signed by him and Siddharta Naidu.

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