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The Most Common Big Data Adoption Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Big data is being adopted across industries in businesses large and small. If your business isn’t one of them, it may be time to begin the transition, but there are some things to consider before you jump in with both feet. Rather than streamlining your business processes, adopting technology too rapidly can lead to setbacks. […]

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How is Big Data Becoming Bigger in Today’s World? [Infographic]

The world is slowly becoming overrun with big data. In a technological era where more things are recorded online than with traditional pen and paper, that’s hardly a surprise. Data comes in many different forms, with more and more of each being produced on a daily basis. Amazingly, 90% of the world’s data has been […]

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#BigData Has Created 1.9M U.S. IT Jobs (And Other Interesting Stats)

Companies taking the step to have data specialists and other professionals who focus specifically on managing important data before passing it on to each department have seen huge spikes in production. Add into this the ability for each department to be more efficient and it doesn’t take long to see why many corporations are making […]

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Big Data for Beginners

As published on Social Media Today “The hot IT buzzword of 2012, big data has become viable as cost-effective approaches have emerged to tame the volume, velocity and variability of massive data” – Edd Dumbill, O’Reilly Radar. That’s how the program chair for the O’Reilly Strata Conference explains the Big Data surge. But I had a friend […]