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CIO Advisory: Getting Value From Big Data Requires Innovative Business Thinking and Process Change

Published: 03 January 2013

ID: G00247126

Analyst(s): Hung LeHong


CIOs must realize that innovation needs to go well beyond the technology used to manage big data. To get maximum value, the enterprise will need to seek and embrace innovation in the way business problems are analyzed with big data.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Some of the new analytics that are made possible by big data have no precedence, so innovative CIO thinking will be required to achieve value
  • Creative CIO thinking can unearth valuable information sources already inside the enterprise that are underused
  • Big data technologies often create the ability for CIOs to analyze faster, but getting value from faster analytics requires business changes

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