What Does Big Data Have to Do With Me and My Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

MIT Technology Review recently cited Oracle’s definition : “Big data is the derivation of value from traditional relational database-driven business decision making, augmented with new sources of unstructured data.” It's only when all those little chunks are aggregated that they turn into Big Data; then the software called analytics can scour it for patterns. The field of open data is all about their sharing it out to the rest of us.

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