Why Some Big Data Efforts Come Up Short

Business and IT leaders recognize the importance of big data. But putting it to work presents growing challenges. A new report from consulting firm Capgemini, titled “Successful Big Data Implementations Elude Most Organizations,” found that global organizational spending on big data exceeded $31 billion in 2013 and is projected to hit $114 billion by 2018….

Preparing for the Big Data Deluge

By Samuel Greengard These days, discussions about big data and analytics are inescapable. Virtually every field—from medicine and financial services to manufacturing and science—is being redefined and rewired by the ability to put ever-growing data sets, both structured and unstructured, to work. And we’ve only just begun. The deluge of data will become a flood…