“We’re convinced about big data, but it’s almost like analysis paralysis,” a banker said recently. “If we could just find a starting place!”
Big data appears to be a confusing challenge right now. But if you still feel heavy pressure to solve it, you are in good company. Gartner says that until 2016 confusion about big data will constrain spending on business intelligence and analytics software to single-digit growth. But by 2017, more than 50 % of analytics implementations will make use of event data streams capable of producing autonomous insights.
Author: Bob Olson & Rod Fontecilla