Big Data and Human Resources

Big Data has formed the backbone of HR analytics. The historical problems like to find out how many employees will retire in next six months and other such statistical issues can be resolved through Big Data dump.   The big hurdle is lack of awareness of HR people about usage of big data. Data problems should be closely dealt with Data Scientists and if right hypothesis arises then they should acquire the required data, analyze them and train…

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New certification – Big Data and Apache Hadoop Developer

Vskills has added a new certification on Big Data and Apache Hadoop. Vskills certification for International Finance Analyst assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for managing financial matters of international nature. The certification tests the candidates on various areas which includes theories and strategies involving exchange rates, balance of payments¸ foreign exchange, euro-currency market, spot and forward market, currency futures and option pricing. The link to Vskills Big Data and Apache Hadoop Developer…

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Human Capital Analytics

Human resources analytics, also called talent analytics, is the application of sophisticated data mining and business analytics (BA) techniques to human resources (HR) data. The goal of human resources analytics is to provide an organization with insights for effectively managing employees so that its business goals can be reached quickly and efficiently. The challenge of human resources analytics is to identify what data should be captured and how to use the data to model and predict capabilities…

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HR analytics : What to take care of

HR Analytics is the new buzzword in the industry. Having heard ,read and discussed about this trending piece of technology, we also wonder what are the big challenges that it will bring along . Keeping aside the pertinent problems like getting the right data, interpreting the data, cost effectiveness, availability of data scientists etc, there is one more aspect to think of. Will it affect the diversity in an organization? Diversity is what brings in…

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IBM launches BLU a hadoop and in-memory DB

  IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration speeds analytics and reporting using dynamic in-memory columnar technologies. In-memory columnar technologies provide an extremely efficient way to scan and find relevant data. Coupled with innovations such as parallel vector processing and actionable compression, it makes your analytic queries far faster and less complex. So you can connect with the information you need at breakthrough speed and volume. Analytics at the speed of thought DB2 with BLU Acceleration combines…

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Application Development on Apache Hadoop’s

Application Development on Apache Hadoop’s YARN simplified by Continuuity Continuuity, which provides the scale-out application server for Apache Hadoop, announced the release of Weave, a new open source project that enables Java developers to rapidly build scalable, distributed applications on YARN, the next generation processing framework for Apache Hadoop. Weave makes developing Java-based YARN applications as simple as running threads on a local Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Weave also provides Java developers using YARN with…

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Falcon launch under Apache Hadoop

Falcon launch under Apache Hadoop from Hortonworks and inMobi Hortonworks and inMobi ( performance based mobile ad network) have developed and launched product named Falcon, which is a complete data lifecycle management framework for Apache Hadoop. Falcon enables users to configure, manage and orchestrate data motion, disaster recovery and data retention workflows in support of business continuity and data governance use cases. Falcon is a data processing and management solution for Hadoop designed for data…

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