Big Data Is No BuzzWord - It's Real

Sarah LaneBig data is driving disruptive change across the economy in business such as healthcare, retail, communications, and entertainment. The potential for firms to use big data to create permanent relationships with customers is huge, and the time to get onboard is now. Big data is driving disruptive change across the economy in business such as healthcare, retail, communications, and entertainment. The potential for firms to use big data to create permanent relationships with customers is huge, and the time to get onboard is now. I was thrilled to be featured in the first episode on a new series, Big Thinkers In Big Data, hosted by TWit network's Sarah Lane.

Why is big data so big? Check out the video (< 5 mins) below with Sarah Lane and me to find out.

 



 

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Big Data

Big Data is best for financial firms to divide everything into smaller tasks, which are then distributed through many different servers.

Great examples

Mike, great examples of how Big Data isn't just hype. Those in the industry know that there are many enterprises quietly, without any fanfare, creating solutions like the ones you mentioned. Oftentimes, those working with Big Data won't even use the term because for various reasons, they don't want to confuse what they're doing with too much hype. Ironic.