Organizations today have high expectations for the role Big Data will play in their future success. Through mining and analysis of Big Data, the goal is to quickly derive valuable insight to make faster, more intelligent decisions. This will give organizations a competitive edge that will allow them to grow the business, improve customer service, and increase revenues.
However, burgeoning data growth and variety of solutions that must be selected and seamlessly integrated, represent major challenges that IT and business managers must face today before their organizations can reap the benefits of Big Data analytics.
Big Data has the potential to help companies improve operations and make faster, more intelligent decisions. As such, Big Data initiatives are poised for explosive growth. But like any new technology, there are obstacles that might prevent companies from realizing the full benefits that Big Data can provide.