Dave Webb is a freelance editor and writer. A veteran journalist of more than 20 years' experience (15 of them in technology), he has held senior editorial positions with a number of technology publications. He was honoured with an Andersen Consulting Award for Excellence in Business Journalism in 2000, and several Canadian Online Publishing Awards as part of the ComputerWorld Canada team.
Big Data has been the buzzword for the last couple of years. The potential insight that can be gained from huge unstructured data sets processed through cloud-based open source analytics tools will fundamentally
Whether it’s the lingering effects of the economic crash of 2008, economic turmoil in Europe, political instability in the Middle East, or other worldwide phenomena, there’s a pall being cast on IT salaries.