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"Fail fast" is the mantra of the big data community, but information about actual failures is scarce. This research illustrates the causes of failures using real-life examples. It discusses lessons learned and measures to prevent mistakes by technical professionals involved in big data initiatives.
Table of Contents
The Gartner Approach
The Guidance Framework
Part 1 — Prevent Big Data Strategy Failures
- Focus On Delivering Business Value
- Select the Right Use Cases
- Overcome Organizational Inertia
Part 2 — Prevent Big Data Skills Shortcomings
- Build a Multidisciplinary Team
- Address Adjacent Technologies
Part 3 — Prevent Big Data Analysis Pitfalls
- Ask the Right Questions
- Question Your Data
- Apply the Right Models
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