12 February, 2013
Big Data And The Landfills Of The Digital Enterprise
Odds are, your enterprise needs to figure its Big Data strategy out over time, even without the mythical (and expensive) data scientists we keep reading about. As just one example, I recently heard one executive at a Fortune 100 company say, “Hadoop is our unsupervised landfill.” Spoken like a man who knows his data is important, but isn’t quite sure why or how. So his company just stores everything in the hopes that all that data will one day make sense.