Linus Torvalds – “software is like sex; it’s better when it’s free” Now considering that I am a specialist Recruitment Consultant for Data Science and Big Data hires, you would think I should have a perfectly detailed answer to this question when I was asked last week by a more junior consultant. Now why should I … Continue reading How Do Open Source Software Vendors Make Money?
A Crazy Week Of Shameless Self Promotion
It's been one of those times when great things all collide at once. Here's a snippet from what has happened in the last 7 days' (or so)...FEATURED ARTICLE IN DataIQ MAGAZINERAN THE RICHMOND HALF MARATHON (1hr 50mins)...IN THE NAME OF DATA!CO-HOSTED THE QUARTERLY ANALYTICS NETWORK EVENT AT THE SAS HEADQUARTERS IN CENTRAL LONDON
The Data: Why Did Facebook Buy WhatsApp?
As always, the data says it all
Big Data and Recruitment: Why The World Needs Data Analytics Experts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrNlZ7-SMPk Here's a short video I found on Youtube this morning by Link Analytics (www.linkanalytics.com), an awesome US based start-up who understand that "the Big Data Analytics Revolution has only just begun". A simple 3 minute video that should provide enough impact and insight for a Monday morning!
So You’re In Analytics? Congratulations, You’re On The Right Track
Arthur C. Nielsen – “The price of light is less than the cost of darkness” Google Analytics, Omniture, Big Data, petabytes and Business Intelligence. If you understand all of these terms, I feel that you are in a good place. As Mr Nielsen eloquently points out, analytics is proving to be extremely valuable. Those select … Continue reading So You’re In Analytics? Congratulations, You’re On The Right Track
The 6am Thumbs Up
Imagine this. You’re a 65+ year old man going out on your 6am stroll with the dog. Suddenly, some hooded fella starts running at you with some pace. He gets closer, and closer, and closer. When this nutter is just a couple meters away, he sticks up a thumb and shouts, “MORNING!” That nutter was … Continue reading The 6am Thumbs Up