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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 The Culture of Big Data Analytics

    1. It’s Not Just About Numbers

    2. Playing by the Rules

    3. No Bucks, No Buck Rogers

    4. Operationalizing Predictability

    5. Assembling the Team

    6. Fitting In

  2. Chapter 2 Data and Social Good

    1. Hearts of Gold

    2. Structuring Opportunities for Philanthropy

    3. Telling the Story with Analytics

    4. Data as a Pillar of Modern Democracy

    5. No Strings Attached, but Plenty of Data

    6. Collaboration Is Fundamental

    7. Conclusion

  3. Chapter 3 Will Big Data Make IT Infrastructure Sexy Again?

    1. Moore’s Law Meets Supply and Demand

    2. Change Is Difficult

    3. Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch…

    4. Throwing Out the Baby with the Bathwater?

    5. API-ifiying the Enterprise

    6. Beyond Infrastructure

    7. Can We Handle the Truth?

  4. Chapter 4 When Hardware Meets Software

    1. Welcome to the Age of Indie Hardware

    2. Mindset and Culture

    3. Tigers Pacing in a Cage

    4. Hardware Wars

    5. Does This Mean I Need to Buy a Lathe?

    6. Obstacles, Hurdles, and Brighter Street Lighting

  5. Chapter 5 Real-Time Big Data Analytics

    1. Oceans of Data, Grains of Time

    2. How Fast Is Fast?

    3. How Real Is Real Time?

    4. The RTBDA Stack

    5. The Five Phases of Real Time

    6. How Big Is Big?

    7. Part of a Larger Trend

  6. Chapter 6 Big Data and the Evolving Role of the CIO

    1. A Radical Shift in Focus and Perspective

    2. Getting from Here to There

    3. Behind and Beyond the Application

    4. Investing in Big Data Infrastructure

    5. Does the CIO Still Matter?

    6. From Capex to Opex

    7. A More Nimble Mindset

    8. Looking to the Future

    9. Now Is the Time to Prepare

  7. Chapter 7 Building Functional Teams for the IoT Economy

    1. A More Fluid Approach to Team Building

    2. Raising the Bar on Collaboration

    3. Worlds Within Worlds

    4. Supply Chain to Mars

    5. Rethinking Manufacturing from the Ground Up

    6. Viva la Revolución?

  8. Chapter 8 Predictive Maintenance: A World of Zero Unplanned Downtime

    1. Breaking News

    2. Looking at the Numbers

    3. Preventive Versus Predictive

    4. Follow the Money

    5. Not All Work Is Created Equal

    6. Building a Foundation

    7. It’s Not All About Heavy Machinery

    8. The Future of Maintenance

  9. Chapter 9 Can Data Security and Rapid Business Innovation Coexist?

    1. Finding a Balance

    2. Unscrambling the Eggs

    3. Avoiding the “NoSQL, No Security” Cop-Out

    4. Anonymize This!

    5. Replacing Guidance with Rules

    6. Not to Pass the Buck, but…

  10. Chapter 10 The Last Mile of Analytics: Making the Leap from Platforms to Tools

    1. Inching Closer to the Front Lines

    2. The Future Is So Yesterday

    3. Above and Beyond BI

    4. Moving into the Mainstream

    5. Transcending Data