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Big Data: Profile and Skills of the Information Professional.


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10th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries QQML 2018.Chania, Creta: ISAST International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology

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Big Data: Profile and Skills of the Information Professional.

  2. 2. Summary • Introduction • Definition of Big data; • Profile and skills of the information professional for Big Data management; EDISON Project; • Results and discussion; • Conclusions and future work. 2
  3. 3. Introduction 3 • Big Data • Profile and skills for Big Data management • Information Professional
  4. 4. Big data 4
  5. 5. Big Data 5 Source: 3vs • Volume • Velocity • Variety Doug Laney (2001)
  6. 6. Big Data 6 Source.
  7. 7. Big data The different phases of the process Source: 7 DECISION
  8. 8. Big Data Management Cycle 8 Source:
  9. 9. Big Data Management Data scientist European e-Competence Framework 9 The Skills Framework for the Information Age - SFIA
  10. 10. Source: 10
  11. 11. Big Data management / EDISON 1. Data analysis; 2. Software and hardware development; 3. Skills and knowledge of scientific subjects (in the scope of business); 4. Data management and preservation; 5. Research methods. 11
  12. 12. Results and discussion EDISON Project – data scientist Information Professional: • it works for the quality of life of the data and of the knowledge; • it analyzes the data and facilitates organizations to generate knowledge for action through the creation of information products; • knowledge about legislation that affects data protection; • the ethical aspects of information use; • the knowledge about data preservation and recovery in user-oriented systems; • ease of access and usability. 12
  13. 13. Results and discussion Research data 13 Source: Source: Source:
  14. 14. 14 Source: Results and discussion Data Literacy
  15. 15. Conclusions • Big Data creates new opportunities for the development of new skills of the information professional; • The profile of the manager can be considered to be under construction - EDISON; • Open data; • The information professional is an expert who may be of utmost importance for the management of Big Data; • The new profile and the new ways of acting of the professional of the information require a renewed academic and professional formation, oriented to the problematics of the scientific field in which the multiple tasks of the manager of Big Data are inserted. 15
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  17. 17. Luísa Alvim Thank you Research work carried out within the scope of UID/HIS/00057/2013 (POCI-01- 0145-FEDER-007702), FCT/Portugal, COMPETE, FEDER, Portugal2020.