The Big Data space has been confusing. Investors looking to ride the ups and downs of this market need to develop high tolerance for contradictory messages.
Take Hadoop for example. A few years ago, the technology was hailed as THE solution for all Big Data problems. Then, came the “IT research firm prediction wars”: Gartner claimed that only few companies had deployed it while Forrester forecasted that 100% of enterprises would have it by the end of next year.
Author: Bruno Aziza