5 steps to extracting big data gold

Big data success depends on extracting the right information. If your company is struggling to pinpoint and locate that information, follow this step-by-step guide on how to mine for big data gold.

As Greek mythology tells it, Jason was challenged to go past the end of the known world to retrieve the golden fleece; battling dangerous seas, dragons, and warriors. Corporate efforts to find the gold in data aren’t nearly as strenuous, but they aren’t necessarily easy, either. “Years after big data projects were started, we still have companies tell us that they got pulled into big data, but didn’t really know what they should looking for,” said Roy Johnson, chief data scientist at SPR, a consultancy specializing in digital transformation and enterprise computing.

Author: Mary Shacklett

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