IT - Big Data

Big Data And AI: 7 Common Misunderstandings
The Enterprisers Project, March 19th, 2020
Some false notions have emerged about how AI and big data work together, leading to potential confusion

"IT leaders, now's the time to clarify these seven points

As organizations became engulfed in big data - high-volume, high-velocity, and/or high-variety information assets - the question quickly became how to effectively derive insight and business value from it.

'Big data naturally leads to advanced analytics. When we can capture a lot of information about a business topic that you can improve, you don't want just to scratch the surface..."

Doug Laney, principal, data & analytics strategy at Caserta, discusses how business professionals can manage their data more effectively

"While attending and speaking at the TDWI Strategy Summit recently, I got to chatting over lunch with a couple data and analytics luminaries I've known for years: Professor Hugh Ryan (University of Georgia, Terry College of Business), and Marie Clark (GE entrepreneur in residence, and founder of Ambient Intelligence). We were noting how quick many organisations are to hand the keys to BI tools over to business professionals without them having a sufficient appreciation of the data itself, and in a moment of clumsily adapted political nostalgia, I blurted out: 'Ask not what your data can do for you, ask what you can do for your data.' We had a quick laugh, then got down to outlining what this means..."

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