BigDataFr recommends: Big Data and Business Intelligence: Debunking the Myths
Big data is one of the most discussed, and possibly least understood, terms in use in business today. Big data is said to offer not only unprecedented levels of business intelligence concerning the habits of consumers and rivals, but also to herald a revolution in the way in which business are organized and run. However, big data is not as straightforward as it might seem, particularly when it comes to the so-called dark data from social media. It is not simply the quantity of data that has changed, it is also the speed and the variety of formats with which it is delivered.
This article sets out to look at big data and debunk some of the myths that surround it. It focuses on the role of data from social media in particular and highlights two common myths about big data. […]