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Volume, Variety, Velocity aka Big Data

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Big Data

Data and information are coming at us faster, in more complex ways and with more detail than we can possibly hope to digest. As Dr. Jennifer Priestley of Kennesaw State University detailed as part of the  Atlanta CEO Council #OBISeries, this is an issue complicated by the fact that we all want the same talent… Read more »

Jennifer Priestley Discusses “The Art of Big Data”

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Kennesaw State University

The term “big data” is tossed around like everyone knows exactly what it means. In its simplest form, it is massive amounts of structured and unstructured data coming from numerous sources that is then interpreted and distilled into useful knowledge. Who can do that and how? Dr. Jennifer Priestley, professor of Statistics and Data Science… Read more »

The Talent Challenge

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The growing economy is good news but also drives competition for talent. Blake Patton, Atlanta CEO Council board member, entrepreneur and managing partner of Tech Square Ventures, sees and hears everyday about the need for the development and retention of talent. “Working with partners like the Metro Chamber and TAG, we access a pipeline for… Read more »

May 19: Building a Better Startup

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It’s the final week to register for Atlanta CEO Council Executive Reception and a chance to hear Flashpoint founder Merrick Furst talk startups as part of the Council thought leadership series, #OBISeries. Flashpoint applies specific startup engineering methodology to an entrepreneurial idea. Members of the current class of Flashp0int entrepreneurs will be on hand to discuss their… Read more »