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Big Data for Dummies—or at Least Product Managers

A few years ago, data scientists didn’t exist. Now it seems everyone in Silicon Valley either is a data scientist, claims to be one, or wants to be one. And why not? These people get paid $200,000-plus per year because they’re viewed as the wizards who actually know what to do with all the information that companies stockpile. They’re the overlords of data manipulation and analysis software like Hadoop, Pig, and Hive that scare off mere mortals by their ridiculous names alone.Well screw that, says Ben Werther, a veteran data-analytics wonk. He’s started a company called Platfora in a bid to make data analysis easy—or at least easier—so people

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12 Sep
Gregory Piatetsky @kdnuggets
Platfora offers #BigData for Dummies, or at least Product Managers http://t.co/gkzs15h9U4
12 Sep
Kirk Borne @KirkDBorne
#BigData for Dummies - and other mere mortals: http://t.co/suBhGtu6Jn > "#DataScientists are the overlords of data manipulation & analysis"
12 Sep
Anjana Susarla @asusarla
Big Data for Dummies—or at Least Product Managers http://t.co/nPsdRlzzQs via @BW
12 Sep
BigDataClub @BigDataClub
Big Data for Dummies—or at Least Product Managers - Businessweek http://t.co/KWpV7Z4132 #bigdata
12 Sep
Big Data TechCon @BigDataTechCon
#BigData for Dummies—or at Least #ProductManagers - Businessweek http://t.co/4GAg8iTwoT