This week's links pointing to new services to manage multiple clouds, cloud innovation for government and - again - cloud security.
"The data scientist is a mystical spirit. A wizard, whose skills are fired in the deep unknown of a developer’s lair. Their secrets are worth the gold of a million empires.They possess the keys to eternity.They have pet dragons."Besides the funny lead, the article has a point by mentioning that any organization seeking people with skills to make sense of big data should know what to look for:
"What companies need to do better is look at the overall data professional market. By doing that they may find that the person they seek is not necessarily a developer with pure technical skills. More so it may be someone who has a mix of business skills with an understanding of big data and the applications needed to realize the right findings and overall return for the company."Source: Techcrunch
"Merchants, banks, media companies and social networks require varying amounts of information to open and access online accounts. Many ask for only a few bits of information to make changes, such as resetting a password. That makes it easy for hackers to abuse the prevailing systems, which rely on asking users to answer questions."Source: USA Today