Category: Big Data Research

Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

One of the most important steps for creating data visualizations is selecting which aspects, features or dimensions of the data to present—in other words, letting the data dictate the visualization. Unlike school assignments, data scientists and professionals rarely receive project that provides the same clear guidance they received as children. There is no longer a … Continue reading Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

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Top tips for securing big data environments

Top tips for securing big data environments

Why big data doesn’t have to mean big security challenges What is big data? Big data spans four dimensions: volume, velocity, variety and veracity. Volume: Every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are generated from new and traditional sources including climate sensors, social media sites, digital pictures and videos, purchase transaction records, cell phone GPS … Continue reading Top tips for securing big data environments