Big Data and Rise of Predictive Enterprise SolutionsFebruary 11, 2012 No Comments
SOURCE: SmartData Collective
Given the three Vs of Big Data, namely Volume, Variety and Velocity (read this for more), challenge before large and medium sized companies is how to unlock the potential of Big Data and productively leverage its value in running the business.
In “traditional” Data Analytics or Business Intelligence, focus is more on analysis and reporting of “historic” or past data stored in the database. Take for example how most organizations use data from their CRM or ERP applications. Almost all the reports that are generated pertain to past or “historic” information. Running a business based on “historic” or past data is like driving a car looking in the rear view mirror and is not going to work.DATA and ANALYTICS , Featured Articles, SOCIAL BUSINESS