May
10
2012

A Symphony of Big Data

BY Mind Over Machines
7 minute read

Imagine what a symphony and big data have in common. Forget, for a moment, about attending the symphony or using a data management system—and imagine being the creator, or the architect. To compose a symphony, there must be an overarching understanding of how the entire orchestra...

Apr
05
2012

Nightmares in Technology Projects

BY Mind Over Machines
6 minute read

It’s a scary notion, beginning a new technology project. You know it's going to hurt your budget; you think you know what you need, but then those techie people tell you something completely different; and what if something better comes along while you're halfway through your project?...