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Is analytics for everyone? Why do the data scientists have all the fun?

Big Data and analytics can foster innovation within the business.

Join us for this episode of Discover Performance Weekly, which investigates Big Data and analytics, and how each can foster innovation within the business. HP Software evangelist Paul Muller sits down with the following industry experts:

In this episode, Paul, Tim, and Chris discuss the Discover Performance article "Big Data goes big in 2014: Analytics for everyone."

Breaking down the discussion:

You will hear the group discuss the following topics:

  • "Big Data goes big in 2014: Analytics for everyone" (0:50)
  • Has Big Data gone mainstream? (2:10
  • What do CIOs think when they hear the term Big Data? (4:15
  • What are the best practices for using data science and analytics? (8:05
  • Big Data is about experimentation, not necessarily about immediate success (10:13
  • Big Data requires a group effort, across business units (11:47)
  • A cross-correlation example from an airline (12:50)

The "tips of the week" from this episode:

Article: "The real promise of Big Data" (

Announcement: Vertica Marketplace (

Book: Reengineering the Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy (

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