Posted on 24 May 2016 Heise Developer: Report on the Apache big data conference in Vancouver

From May 9 to 12, 2016, the Big Data North America 2016, the community of the Apache Software Foundation, met at Big Data North America 2016 in Vancouver. In this article we describe our impressions:

by Stephanie Fischer
Posted on 09 May 2016 From gut to head and back - big data between technology and culture - talk at Startplatz Köln

In a controversial dialogue, Stephanie Fischer and Dr. Christian Winkler address a number of different perspectives and questions that they have encountered in Big Data projects. These include, among other things Employee orientation vs. data orientation, Empowerment vs. functioning technology, Q...

by Stephanie Fischer
Posted on 07 Mar 2016 OBJEKTspektrum: In six steps to a big data prototype

The road to a data-driven enterprise is a rocky one, as both technical and organizational challenges have to be overcome: Which tools and procedures are suitable for the technical implementation? How can a data-centric culture be established? Here is the link:

by Stephanie Fischer
Posted on 26 Oct 2015 Openstreetmap, Java Topology Suite and Apache Solr: Java for geodata

OpenStreetMap has gained quited a lot of popularity lately. The talk shows how geo data can be read using the Java Topology Suite. For searching within larger amounts of geo data, special solutions are necssary. For this, Apache Solr is used and can produce interesting insights. Link to talk

by Christian Winkler
Posted on 21 Sep 2015 Informatik Aktuell: Anatomy of a big data Project - from question to prototype

Building on the experience gained from several Big Data projects, we show concrete steps with which CIOs, innovation managers and specialist departments can meet these Big Data challenges. Link to article

by Stephanie Fischer, Christian Winkler