Data analytics systems are the cutting edge of modern corporate computing. While many people may feel they are behind the “state of the art” they read about, the truth is these are projects we’re implementing currently for prominent companies in life sciences, finance, healthcare, Internet services, and aerospace, They have a lot in common with each other, and likely even with your computing environment.
That’s the truth on the ground. Meanwhile, we are constantly seeing buzzwords in the tech media, as writers struggle to help everyone understand what’s going on out there. Big Data (BD) and Business Intelligence (BI) get talked about a lot — but a lot of people are unclear on what they mean. So let’s cut through the clutter and look at what these projects are really about: who are they for, what problems do they solve, what do they have in common, and how are they different.
Author: Aaron Contorer