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Big Data: Managing Both Structured and UnStructured Data in Data Lakes

By Dick Weisinger

Big Data and analytics continued to gain momentum throughout 2017 and continue to grow now into 2018.  But these big data technologies are growing at the expense of more traditional ones. “As the volume, velocity and variety of data being

Big Data: Developing a Standard for Measuring Data Quality

By Dick Weisinger

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in the UK in developing a systematic approach to measuring the quality and accuracy confidence of data. Alistair Forbes, Fellow at NPL, said that “we’re trying to apply our way of thinking that comes from

Big Data: The Number of Failed Projects is Huge, But Technology is Seldom the Culprit

By Dick Weisinger

In 2014, Gartner analyst Roxane Edjlali predicted that 60 percent of Big Data projects will fail before making it into production because they can’t demonstrate value. Now, more than three years later, Gartner says the problem is much worse than

Big Data and Manufacturing: Manufacturing Processes Go Digital

By Dick Weisinger

Almost every industry today is being transformed by digitalization.  Some industries are moving at a faster rate, but few have been left untouched.  Manufacturing is no exception. Jon Sobel, CEO at Sight Machine, said that “manufacturers are looking very systematically

Big Data: Big Success on Big Data Projects Elude Many Organizations

By Dick Weisinger

Big Data and Analytics when done right have shown to have tremendous benefits.  But “doing it right” isn’t something that comes easy. Big Data and Analytics is expected by IDC to grow into a $203 billion business by 2020 from