The Importance of 'Big Data': A Definition

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Summary

"Big data" warrants innovative processing solutions for a variety of new and existing data to provide real business benefits. But processing large volumes or wide varieties of data remains merely a technological solution unless it is tied to business goals and objectives.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • The Real Change: Cost-effectiveness and Timely Delivery
    • Business Process Optimization — Not Technology
    • High Fidelity and Quality Information
    • Big Data Technology, all Is Not New
    • Keep Your Focus, Develop Skills
  • Recommended Reading
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