It is time to ask some hard questions about our industry’s relationship with big data. The craze has been with us for nearly 10 years, during which we have spent a lot of time defining big data technically.
One popular characterization came from Gartner’s three Vs: volume, variety and velocity. But now we have to ask: Is there a missing V in the equation? Are you seeing the value from big data implementations? Most are not, which leads us to wonder why these projects are stumbling.
Author: Billy Bosworth