Big Data Bootcamp

What Managers Need to Know to Profit from the Big Data Revolution

Authors: Feinleib, David

  • Big Data Bootcamp provides insight into the very latest technologies, companies, and advancements in this exciting area—showing the way for those who want to start new companies, create winning products, attain operational efficiencies, and establish effective marketing programs.

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Investors and technology gurus have called big data one of the most important trends to come along in decades. Big Data Bootcamp explains what big data is and how you can use it in your company to become one of tomorrow’s market leaders. Along the way, it explains the very latest technologies, companies, and advancements.

Big data holds the keys to delivering better customer service, offering more attractive products, and unlocking innovation. That’s why, to remain competitive, every organization should become a big data company. It’s also why every manager and technology professional should become knowledgeable about big data and how it is transforming not just their own industries but the global economy.

And that knowledge is just what this book delivers. It explains components of big data like Hadoop and NoSQL databases; how big data is compiled, queried, and analyzed; how to create a big data application; and the business sectors ripe for big data-inspired products and services like retail, healthcare, finance, and education. Best of all, your guide is David Feinleib, renowned entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author of Why Startups Fail. Feinleib’s Big Data Landscape, a market map featured and explained in the book, is an industry benchmark that has been viewed more than 150,000 times and is used as a reference by VMWare, Dell, Intel, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and many other organizations. Feinleib also explains:

• Why every businessperson needs to understand the fundamentals of big data or get run over by those who do

• How big data differs from traditional database management systems

• How to create and run a big data project

• The technical details powering the big data revolution

Whether you’re a Fortune 500 executive or the proprietor of a restaurant or web design studio, Big Data Bootcamp will explain how you can take full advantage of new technologies to transform your company and your career.

About the authors

David Feinleib is the producer of The Big Data Landscape, Big Data Trends, and Big Data TV, all of which may be found on the web at www.BigDataLandscape.com. Mr. Feinleib’s Big Data Trends presentation was featured as "Hot On Twitter" and has been viewed more than 45,000 times on SlideShare. Mr. Feinleib has been quoted by Business Insider and CNET, and his writing has appeared on Forbes.com and in Harvard Business Review China. He is the Managing Director of The Big Data Group.Prior to The Big Data Group, Mr. Feinleib was a general partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures. Mr. Feinleib co-founded Consera Software, which was acquired by HP; Likewise Software, which was acquired by EMC Isilon; and Speechpad, a leader in web-based audio-video transcription. He began his career at Microsoft. Mr. Feinleib holds a BA from Cornell University, graduating summa cum laude, and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. The author of Why Startups Fail (Apress, 2011), he is an avid violinist and two-time Ironman finisher.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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eBook $29.99
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0041-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Big Data Bootcamp
Book Subtitle
What Managers Need to Know to Profit from the Big Data Revolution
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
David Feinleib
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-0040-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-0040-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-0041-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 244
Number of Illustrations and Tables
23 b/w illustrations
Topics