Category Archives: Research

Big Data: Who, Why, and How (Infographic)

“Early adopters of Big Data analytics have gained a significant lead over the rest of the corporate world. Examining more than 400 large companies, we found that those with the most advanced analytics capabilities are outperforming competitors by wide margins.” … Continue reading

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TEKsystems Big Data Survey Findings (Infographic)

90 percent of IT leaders and 84 percent of IT professionals believe investments of time, money and resources into Big Data initiatives are worthwhile However, only 14 percent of IT leaders report Big Data concepts are regularly applied in their … Continue reading

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The Where, Why, and How of Big Data Initiatives (Infographic)

Courtesy of: The Emerging Big Returns on Big Data, A TCS 2013 Global Trend Study

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Big Data and Marketing

Data-Rich and Insight-Poor: Marketers Planning to Turn Information Into Intelligence in 2013 Survey Report Sponsored by Yesmail Interactive and Infogroup Targeting Solutions

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Big Data and the Democratization of Decisions

Big Data and the Democratization of Decisions, a new research report from the Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Alteryx:   

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The Future of Big Data: Good, Bad or Ugly?

The Pew Internet Project, in collaboration with Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center, recently published a report on the future of big data, based on a “non-random online sample of 1,021 Internet experts and other Internet users.”  

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A Very Short History of Big Data

In addition to researching A Very Short History of Data Science, I have also been looking at the history of how data became big. Here I focus on the history of attempts to quantify the growth rate in the volume … Continue reading

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