ENTRIES TAGGED "moneyball"

Top stories: January 30-February 3, 2012

Top stories: January 30-February 3, 2012

Hadoop deconstructed, the value of unstructured data, and a Moneyball approach to software teams.

This week on O'Reilly: Edd Dumbill examined the components and functions of the Hadoop ecosystem, Pete Warden gave a big thumbs-up to unstructured data, and Jonathan Alexander looked at how a Moneyball approach could help software teams.

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Moneyball for software engineering, part 2

Moneyball for software engineering, part 2

What if Billy Beane managed a software team?

A look at the "Moneyball"-style metrics and techniques managers can employ to get the most out of their software teams.

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Top Stories: October 10-14, 2011

Top Stories: October 10-14, 2011

The obstacles of indoor navigation, "Moneyball" for software engineers, and a call for hyperlinking restraint.

This week on O'Reilly: Nick Farina explained why smartphones have yet to crack the indoor navigation problem, we explored the relationship between "Moneyball" and software engineering, and Pete Meyers looked at the pros and cons of links in ebooks.

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Moneyball for software engineering

Moneyball for software engineering

How metrics-driven decisions can build better software teams.

Don't dismiss "Moneyball" just because it began in the sports world. Many of the system's metrics-based techniques can also apply to software teams.

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Strata Week: Facebook builds a new look for old data

Strata Week: Facebook builds a new look for old data

Facebook surfaces past status updates, particles defy physics, and data goes Hollywood in "Moneyball."

This week's data news includes news on Facebook's Timeline, observations of neutrinos moving faster than the speed of light, and Hollywood's take on data analysis.

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