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Big Data: Businesses Overconfident in their Ability to Use Big Data

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses are “overconfident” in how they’re using Big Data technologies, according to a report by AtScale.  Nearly four-fifths of them think that their level of understanding, use and “maturity” with using Big Data was at a “medium” or “high” level. 

Big Data Analytics: Airline Manufacturers Begin Selling Data Services to Optimize their Aircraft

By Dick Weisinger

Boeing is one business that has seen the benefits that data analytics can bring. In June 2017 at the paris Air show, Boeing announced the formation of a new business, Boeing AnalytX.  The goal of the company is to provide

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