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Posted by Boris Evelson on August 10, 2012
Do you think you are ready to tackle Big Data because you are pushing the limits of your data Volume, Velocity, Variety and Variability? Take a deep breath (and maybe a cold shower) before you plunge full speed ahead into unchartered territories and murky waters of Big Data. Now that you are calm, cool and collected, ask yourself the following key questions:
Still think you need Big Data? Ok, let’s keep going. Which of the following two categories of Big Data use cases apply to you? Or is it both in your case?
Congratulations! Now you are really in the Big Data world. Problem solved? Not so fast. Even if you are convinced that are you need to solve new types of business problems with new technology, do you really know how to:
You may find that all of your best DW, BI, MDM practices for SDLC, PMO and Governance aren’t directly applicable to or just don’t work for Big Data. This is where the real challenge of Big Data currently lies. I personally have not seen a good example of best practices around managing and governing Big Data. If you have one, I’d love to see it!
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