Two Big Data for Executives Books Now Available
In February 2016, Dave Macfie published the first two books in his Big Data for Executives series. The books are available on Amazon Kindle.
The first book is sub-titled “How to Understand Big Data Without Getting Tangled up in the Technology”. It is aimed at senior people in any enterprise and positions Big Data as a major game changing strategy for medium to large enterprises in competitive markets.
The major questions addressed in the book are:
What is Big Data?
Why should you invest in Big Data?
What are the returns and Benefits you should expect from Big Data?
What do other people say about Big Data? (Industry commentators and experts)
How big is the Big Data market?
What is Big Data Analytics?
What is Predictive Analytics and how will it help?
How will you find “Diamonds” in your data?
To find the book on Amazon Click here.
The sub-title of the second book is “A Project Management Approach to Big Data”. This book recommends and outlines an agile project management approach to the implementation of Big Data initiatives.
The major questions addressed in the book are as follows:
What is Agile Project Management and how does it compare with traditional approaches?
Why is an agile approach suitable for Big Data initiatives?
Why should you be interested in the suggested agile approach?
What is the overall approach in summary?
What are the steps of the approach in more detail?
How do you manage risk using the approach?
What is a Big Data Architecture and how will you build it?
How do you build your skills and capabilities within the approach?
To find this second book on Amazon Click here.
Future books in the series are being contemplated.