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Discussion:
“Big Data” has been a popular phrase in the business world, throughout the last couple of years. But, what does it mean? And, how is it being implemented into a businesses strategy? These are the questions we keep asking and can’t find an answer too.

With so much data at our fingertips, businesses need to find a way to transfer that data into structured data that can be analyzed. Then they can use that structured data to make informed business decisions.

 

Source: Forbes

Date: January 12, 2014

Link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathansalembaskin/2014/01/12/ibms-watson-could-help-turn-big-data-buzz-into-business/

Questions for discussion:

  • Why do you think it is taking businesses so long to implement Big Data into their business strategies?
  • Why do you think that most of the data we create is “unstructured” data?

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