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Information management index

69

Percentage of organizations handling large volumes of data that said the greatest difficulty was getting the right information to their management teams.1

22

Percentage of companies using cloud services citing business continuity and disaster-recovery readiness of the vendor as a concern.2

56

Percentage of organizations whose cloud portfolio includes virtualization providers (down from 61% a year earlier).2

1 "Big Data, Big Moves," Aberdeen Group, August 2011
2 "2012 State of Cloud Computing Survey," Information Week, March 2012

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Q: What are the three key skills of data scientists?

A: They can take a data set and model it mathematically and understand the math required to build those models; they can actually do that, which means they have the engineering skills ... and finally they are someone who can find insights and tell stories from their data. That means asking the right questions, and that is usually the hardest piece.

— Hilary Mason, bit.ly Chief Scientist, in The Wall Street Journal

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