Big data, a data beyond processing power and storage capacity can be identified as such by looking at its 3 main attributes: Volume, Variety, and Velocity – 3 Vs. Continue reading “So how many Vs is there, again?”
According to Gartner Group Knowledge Management is “a discipline that promotes an integrated approach to identifying, capturing, evaluating, retrieving, and sharing all of an enterprise’s information assets. These assets may include databases, documents, policies, procedures, and previously un-captured expertise and experience in individual workers.”
In other words it is gathering and processing any relevant information, employees’ experiences, research/studies outcomes by the company in order to success, establish/achieve goals.
What is knowledge to the company? How company gains the knowledge? Continue reading “Knowledge Management intro”
Spotfire is a Business Intelligence tool, something like SAS with excel feel, it is possible to use its vast functionalities without in-depth code knowledge. It is next step from excel with sharing and interactive possibilities. It has nice light and you would think user friendly interface till you start digging into it. It seems pretty intuitive for experienced excel users but it is not. To be able to use it quite smoothly it takes some time and energy. Continue reading “Spotfire – a slow user experience and quick overview.”
R or SAS?
I work with large data sets, which sometimes need to be unpivoted reaching to few millions rows, so to get through them, I recently started (with breaks for nervous breakdown) to learn SAS. Continue reading “CA2 – R”
This post demonstrates functionality of Google Fusion Tables in conjunction with Google Maps on example of Irish population by county heat map. Continue reading “CA1 – Data merge in Google Fusion Tables and graphical representation in Google Maps”