Big data in Excel? ‘Bad idea!’ IBM’s top tips on managing analytics projects
Take a good look at #Spark, don’t overcopy data and, for goodness sake, don’t use @Microsoft #Excel. This was just some of the advice offered by Janis Landry-Lane, worldwide software-defined life sciences industry lead at @IBM, as she delivered her headline session at the Computing IT Leaders Forum.
Speaking at the ‘Learning from the Leaders in Big Data’ event in London, Landry-Lane spelt out her key advice for big data practitioners based on 15 years of experience in high-performance computing, a field that led directly to the #bigdata revolution. She is now spearheading big data projects that are helping sequence genomes and cure diseases.