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Survey Analysis: Big Data Investment Grows but Deployments Remain Scarce in 2014

Published: 09 September 2014

ID: G00263798

Analyst(s): Nick Heudecker , Lisa Kart


Gartner's annual big data survey again shows increased interest and investment in big data technology. However, the hype is wearing thin as business intelligence and information management leaders face challenges when tackling diverse objectives with a variety of data sources and technologies.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Priorities and Challenges Evolve
  • Data Sources
  • Big Data Requires a Mix of Old and New Technologies


  • Definition of Big Data

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