The Data Economy : Microsoft’s cautious Big Data vision

The Data Economy is an analysis column by Wikibon Senior Analyst Jeff Kelly covering the business of Big Data. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off this morning’s Microsoft Big Data event in San Francisco with talk of “ambient intelligence,” the need for a data...

The Data Economy: Intel bets big (really big) on Big Data

The Data Economy is an analysis column by Wikibon Senior Analyst Jeff Kelly covering the business of Big Data. The terms and size of Intel’s recent investment in Cloudera have been revealed and, as you probably know by now, both are considerable. Intel has...

The Data Economy: What I learned at Cloudera Analyst Day

The Data Economy is an occasional analysis column by Wikibon Senior Analyst Jeff Kelly covering the business of Big Data. Any start-up trying to commercialize Hadoop as their main line of business has two important challenges to tackle:  . Deciding on and executing a...