Pondering data quality checks? Considering elaborated, automated (and expensive) schemes? Let me suggest card punching. Punch cards? Depending on your age, you will either take me for a fool (meaning you know what a punch card is...), or simply ask "what is this?". Let's start with a short presentation. Basically, a punch card looks like … Continue reading Data entry in 2014: the vivid learnings of card punching
Stéphane Richard (CEO of Orange) at the Avignon Forum in 2012: "Big Data, this is private data business, and it is scaring" (in French: "Le Big Data, c'est le commerce des données personnelles et c'est effrayant") In my eyes, there is much more than threat, when thinking of the future of Big Data. First, let … Continue reading “Big Data”: new frontier or black hole?