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Recommended Reading: Books, Reports, Blogs and Conferences

Books

Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions. Better Results by Thomas H. Davenport, Jeanne G. Harris, Robert Morison, (Harvard Business Review Press; 2010)

Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave by Bill Franks (John Wiley & Sons, 2012).

Reports

Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century, by Thomas H. Davenport and D.J. Patil (Harvard Business Review, Oct. 2012) HBR Reprint R1210D

Big Data Now: Current Perspectives from O'Reilly Media. Free download from O’Reilly Media:

Data Jujitsu: The Art of Turning Data into Product by D.J. Patil. Free download from O’Reilly Media:

Big Data Blogs/Websites

Forrester Big Data Blog

Greenplum.com

Data Round Table

Planet BigData

Big on Data

IBM Smarter Computing Blog

Conferences

Strata

Strata + Hadoop World

Structure:Data