Big Data and Little Data: from Zynga to Moneyball

Farmville, the online game, is a pretty simple game, but behind it is a lot of sophisticated information technology.  Every day Zynga, the company that produces Farmville, runs extensive statistical analysis of reams of data (Zynga has one of the largest data warehouses in the world and generates over 15 TB of … READ MORE

Praveen Asthana October 5th, 2011

The Sophisticated CIO “down under”

When we hear of Australia, many of us envision a big country filled with kangaroos, koalas, and rugged folk who say “no worries” all the time.  But there is a lot more to this vast and fascinating land as I found out on a recent trip there.  I spent a … READ MORE

Praveen Asthana August 30th, 2011
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