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Making Big Data Work for Your Business

By : Sudhi Ranjan Sinha
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Making Big Data Work for Your Business

By: Sudhi Ranjan Sinha

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Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Making Big Data Work for Your Business
About the Author
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Improving team alignment and performance

In the initial days, your project team for Big Data Analysis is most likely to be a small one. It is critical for your team to be well aligned with each other and towards the common objectives you have set. Even for larger teams, this problem still remains. You can take a number of steps towards this goal. We will now discuss some of the high impact ones in this section.

Training and orientation

One of the first steps to bring everybody together is to conduct a common set of training and orientation programs. This will help them speak a common language and understand each other better. Some of the key topics you should include in this program are as follows:

  • Statistics: Many of us have taken Statistics courses in our schools will remember most of these concepts and use a few of them from time to time. It is unlikely that we will have a deep familiarity with the theories and formulae, and how to apply them on large problems, unless our jobs required...