As a BI consultant, I get asked this question (or some version of it) a lot: How Can My Business Leverage Twitter/Facebook Data? The conversation typically goes something like this: CIO/IT Director: I read an … Continue reading How Can My Business Leverage Twitter/Facebook Data?
As a self-proclaimed lover of data, it should be no surprise that I’m a huge fan of Big Data. But, like many other data professionals, I am sometimes frustrated by the misconceptions and misrepresentations that come … Continue reading What Does Big Data Mean to You?
Earlier this month year, I discussed the value of integrating Facebook data for customer analysis. Originally, I planned to follow up with a post covering the process of extracting data from Facebook using SSIS… but as I started … Continue reading Facebook as a Data Source
A few months ago, I stumbled upon an article that mentioned a cool site called Kaggle which hosts data-related “competitions”. Through this site, data problems collide with solutions as data-experts compete against each other for … Continue reading Kaggle: Making Data Science a Sport