What exactly are ‘big data solutions’ and who needs them?

“Big data” is a buzz word a lot of people don’t quite understand, but for business, industry and academia, it’s as big a deal as it sounds.

“It’s not only the size of the data that makes it a challenge for people to understand what the data is and what the data means, but it is also that sometimes the fact that data comes to us … in a manner that is not structured,” said Ramesh Kolluru, vice president for research, innovation and economic development at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Author: Leigh Guidry


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