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Contributer: Steve Swoyer


Stephen Swoyer is a technology writer with more than 16 years of experience. His writing has focused on business intelligence, data warehousing, and analytics for almost a decade. He’s particularly intrigued by the thorny people and process problems most BI and DW vendors almost never want to acknowledge, let alone talk about.

  


All articles by Steve Swoyer


Bringing Data Back Home to Big Iron

It's cheaper than ever to host data processing workloads on IBM's zSeries mainframes. Now Rocket Software is touting the hitherto unthinkable: data virtualization for big iron.

Making Peace with the Venerable Old Spreadsheet

For self-service BI, spreadsheets are extremely useful, but there are much better, more user-friendly alternatives to Excel when it comes to self-service data prep.

Machine Learning Surprisingly Widespread in Development

A new survey basically confirms it: we're in the midst of a renaissance in which machine learning technologies are both widely available and increasingly easy to use.

The Case for Smarter Data Integration

To support IoT and Industrial IoT use cases, data integration must become both more automated and more explicitly analytical. In other words, it needs to be smarter.

Another Quarter of Record Results for Amazon Web Services

According to the latest revenue reports, Amazon Web Services is a bona fide giant in data management and analytics, and it's poised to get even bigger.

What Makes a Data Scientist Tick?

Data scientist Denny Lee shares three must-have skills for data scientists and argues that being asked to do the impossible brings out the best in an analyst.

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