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Best of Upside's Data Digest

Articles examine IoT and privacy, keeping data safe from IoT hackers, real-time analytics, interpreting big data, cloud computing misconceptions, and ulocking the value of a data lake.

Keep Safe from IoT Hackers
(Source: Business 2 Community)

Because there are still no agreed-upon security standards for IoT devices, any device your enterprise brings in has to be properly secured to prevent hackers from accessing your network.

Effective IoT Use Requires Privacy Fundamentals
(Source: Forbes)

The Internet of Things offers both promise and peril. This article gives advice on implementing strong privacy guidelines and other key tactics for IoT initiatives.

Getting Insight from IoT Data
(Source: IT Portal Pro)

The Internet of Things is an area of explosive data growth. This article offers basic strategies for making business sense out of IoT data.

Real-Time Analytics for Overall Improvement
(Source: Cloudtweaks)

The ability to analyze data in real time may sometimes seem like overkill, but as this article demonstrates, some enterprises are already making money and improvements with faster analytics.

Interpretation a Problem with Big Data?
(Source: Business 2 Community)

It would be nice if collecting the data were the hardest part of data analytics, but biased or incorrect interpretations of data can create a huge problem. This article gives advice on how to approach analysis in your enterprise to reach the most helpful insight.

Unlocking the Data Lake's Value
(Source: MarTech Advisor)

A data lake is now a popular choice for data storage, but turning the data collected into insight can be difficult. This article explores 3 tactics to make your data lake more valuable, especially for marketing insights.

Making the Most of Excess Data
(Source: Inside Big Data)

One of the side effects of big data collection is ending up with more data than needed. This article explains three ways to gain a secondary benefit from data sets that your enterprise is finished with.

Popular Cloud Computing Misconceptions
(Source: CXO Today)

The cloud has joined big data in the mainstream, yet misinformation about cloud computing persists. This article looks at a recent survey of IT professionals to determine which beliefs about cloud computing are just myths.

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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