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Mar

2015

Value – the 4th “V” in the Big Data Buzz

Big data is like a fashion trend: You can't turn around without seeing yet another magazine article, research report or talking head pontificating on why you can't live without it. In this case, however, the trend-pushers have a point. Case studies at the Gartner Business Intelligence Summit added to a growing body of evidence that a company's ability to collect, process and analyze large data sets could mean the difference between success and failure. Leadership -- on the IT and business side -- is key.
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12

Feb

2015

If you're pumping big data into old business thinking, you're doing it wrong

Conversely, if your big data projects aren't blowing up your current business processes, then you too are doing it wrong. You have to hit the reset button on everything from your company strategy and processes to what you think you know about your business.

Yes, big data means a complete reinvention of your business--if not immediately than shortly. It may be messy and it may require your CEO to wear the brown pants for much of the trip, but reinvention is necessary if it is true competitive advantage that you seek.
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