Big Data is so exciting, gotta get on that bandwagon right now. Here's a few basic questions that you really need to ask first.
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5 Questions You Should Be Asking About Big Data
Businesses are right to be concerned about being left behind as competitors and colleagues leverage big data to achieve a variety of business goals. But before being swept up in the wave, take a step back and consider these five questions to ensure you set on the right path:
1. What’s your problem?
2. What’s the price you pay for free (open source) software?
3. Does size matter? (Your businesses’ size and the size of your data).
4. Where is your data?
5. What is the distinction between the various technologies?
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