22 February 2013 – Ok, it is an open and shut case. Big Data is all the rage. But now if only someone had to clue what to do with it. The trouble is most businesses may be failing to ask the right questions, according to analyst extraordinaire Debra Logan of Gartner.
NOTE: I first met Debra at ZyLAB Universe 2011 and we have stayed in touch since. She is one of the organizers behind the DESI workshop on predictive coding and other machine learning algorithms to be held in Rome, Italy in June and if the stars align I will be conducting a video interview with my crew from Project Counsel Media and we’ll be able to chat about a number of topics.
Many are looking at big data — large datasets from multiple sources — and trying to figure out what it is, according to Debra. As she said in a recent London roundtable debate “what is it that a massive set of data tells you about a particular problem that a more reasonable set of … Read more