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Data Digest: Big Data Disappointment, Stranded Data Scientists, and Locking Down Mobile Devices

Why CIOs are dissatisfied with big data, data scientists and collaboration, plus keeping mobile devices secure.

Breaking Through Big Data Disappointment
(Source: I Crunch Data News)

As more enterprises adopt big data practices, more CIOs are getting disappointed with their enterprise’s inability to get a good ROI on big data. These disappointments have turned into disillusionment, and it is difficult to put forth a big data initiative and have it accepted now. This article explains what led to this dissatisfaction and how to avoid those pitfalls.


Don’t Strand Data Scientists on an Island
(Source: Tech Target)

Data scientists are an invaluable asset in the enterprise, but they cannot do everything by themselves, especially, as this article discusses, something as important as predictive analytics models -- which should be done as collaborative projects rather than alone.


Locking Down and Securing Mobile Devices
(Source: Tech Republic)

Cybersecurity spending is at an all-time high but security itself feels like it is at an all-time low. The main cause of this is the ease of hacking mobile devices. The author of this article interviews a cybersecurity employee about ways to better secure mobile devices through two-factor authentication and endpoint security.

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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