The Business Impact of Big Data
Many business executives want more information than ever, even though they're already drowning in it.
It's always the really BIG data projects that make the headlines - things like Facebook migrating 30 petabytes of data. But what about companies without quite so much "BIG" in their Big Data? Is Big Data really any use for the rest of us?
Yes, it is, according to "Big Data: Beyond the Buzzwords," a new research note by Nuclear Research.
"While we often only hear about the big big big data projects, there are plenty of opportunities for organizations to leverage big data today for better business outcomes," the three-page paper states. "Looking at existing enterprise application capabilities, integration with cloud resources, and business-driven management tools are all good places to start."
Specifically, the research firm predicts vendors will introduce the following changes to enterprise applications:
As I've shared before, vendors are rushing to support Hadoop and other forms of Big Data. I've covered several offerings recently from IBM, Informatica and Syncsort. I suspect we'll hear even more announcements coming off of next week's TDWI World Conference in San Diego.