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Big Data is the current hot buzzword in the information management industry. Some talk about it with unbridled excitement, others wonder what's new? Both are correct. Big Data presents valueable new opportunities to use information to inform decision making. It also presents new challenges for managing and analyzing this data. Some Big Data use cases have existed for years while others are net new uses that have emerged very recently. One thing is clear - worshiping Big Data for its own sake adds no value a


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As a business analytics market analyst I'm constantly on the lookout for events that will affect the markets that I cover. In some cases there are specific technology releases that in hindsight prove to be influential on the broader market. Netezza's launch as a data warehouse appliance vendor or QlikTech's rapid acceleration in growth of its visual discovery tool, or IBM's Watson project, come to mind as such events. However, there are also non technical events that often reach an even broader audience and


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