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Analytics, Business Intelligence and BI – What’s the difference?

By | 2019-04-04T10:09:20+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , , |

The difference between Analytics, Business Intelligence and Big Data In the business and scientific domain, most organizations differentiate between four different forms of pattern identification in data sets: Data analysis Analytics Business Intelligence (BI) Big Data Although all four definitions are closely related, there are some subtle differences between the terms that have an impact for [...]

A short history of Big Data

By | 2019-03-26T04:51:53+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , |

Where does 'Big Data' come from? The term ‘Big Data’ has been in use since the early 1990s. Although it is not exactly known who first used the term, most people credit John R. Mashey (who at the time worked at Silicon Graphics) for making the term popular. In its true essence, Big Data is not [...]

The Four V’s of Big Data

By | 2019-03-26T06:42:36+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Categories: Fundamentals|Tags: , |

The 4 Characteristics of Big Data What is the difference between regular data analysis and when are we talking about “Big” data? Although the answer to this question cannot be universally determined, there are a number of characteristics that define Big Data. The characteristics of Big Data are commonly referred to as the four Vs: Volume [...]

Business Drivers for Big Data

By | 2019-02-28T10:44:45+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , , |

Big Data emerged in the last decade from a combination of business needs and technology innovations. A number of companies that have Big Data at the core of their strategy have become very successful at the beginning of the 21st century. Famous examples include Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Netflix. A number of business drivers are at [...]

How to set up a Big Data Centre of Excellence

By | 2018-10-01T07:52:35+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , , |

What is a Big Data Centre of Excellence? A Big Data Centre of Excellence (BDCoE) is an enterprise function that takes an organization from zero knowledge to having a fully functional practice of Big Data technologies and processes to deliver robust business results. A BDCoE is where the organization identifies new technologies, learns about new skills [...]

Five ways to capture Value from Big Data

By | 2018-07-31T08:18:45+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , |

Value of Big Data The primary reason why Big Data has developed rapidly over the last years is because it provides long-term enterprise value. Value is captured both, in terms of immediate social or monetary gain, and in the form of a strategic competitive advantage. Due to its wide range of applications, Big Data is embraced [...]

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