Answering Big Data's 10 Biggest Vision and Strategy Questions

Archived Published: 12 August 2014 ID: G00263047

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Gartner analysts address the most pressing vision and strategy questions that business, analytics and information professionals have, providing valuable insights on dealing with big data projects successfully.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Is Big Data All Hype or Is There Any Substance?
    • What Are Others in My Industry Achieving With Big Data?
    • What is the Range of Data Sources We Should Consider for Big Data Projects?
    • Do We Have a Big Data Problem Yet?
    • Where Is the Value of Big Data Projects?
    • Does Big Data Mean That I Don't Need a Data Warehouse Anymore?
    • What Is Big Data Analytics?
    • How Do Regulatory and Security Concerns Impact the Data We Can Use?
    • What Skills Do I Need for Big Data?
    • How Is a Data Scientist Different Than a Statistician or BI Analyst?
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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