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Data Digest: Big Data Big Picture, 10 Security Questions, and the Rise of the Data Engineer

Developing a long-term big data strategy, identifying cyberattack vulnerabilities, and the growing demand for data engineers.

Don't Miss the Big Picture

Plenty of big data projects are focused on the here-and-now, but this article asks that big data and analytics projects ought to have a long-term strategy in mind as well. A team overly focused on short-term gains could miss huge opportunities.

Read more at Tech Target

The Security Questions to Ask Yourself

This article proposes asking ten specific questions to determine if your enterprise is truly prepared for cyberattacks. Your answers will diagnose your biggest problems as well as ones you did not know you had.

Read more at Information Age

The Rise of the Data Engineer

Right now, the data scientist is the hottest job out there, but this article predicts that there will soon be a huge increase in data engineers and explains what that means and who they are.

Read more at Datanami

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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