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Data Digest: Implementing Big Data Cheaply, Building Effective Data Visualizations, and Securing Mobile Data

Three suggestions for implementing your big data plan inexpensively, plus why emphasizing the end goal of data visualization is so important, and how to secure data on mobile devices.

How to Implement Big Data Cheaply and Efficiently
(Source: Database)

With the New Year comes resolutions. The most common resolution in startups is to implement a big data plan. This article offers three suggestions for doing so and not break the bank.


Emphasize the End Goal when Building Data Visualizations
(Source: Tech Target)

Data visualization can be an extremely powerful tool. However, recent studies show that few enterprises are using it effectively. This article claims that keeping in mind the visualization’s end user  while creating it will go a long way in making useful data visualizations.


Moves to Make to Secure Mobile Device Data
(Source: IT Pro Portal)

After the endless reports of data breaches in 2015, making 2016 a secure year should be any enterprise’s priority. This article provides five steps for protecting data on vulnerable mobile devices to allow for a flexible and more secure work environment.

About the Author

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

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