Project failures are more likely when there is no preparation. Here's what to consider when preparing for big data projects
"I recently tried a new chicken teriyaki recipe and had great results. I'd like to credit the cook, but I give myself a B in cuisine, at best. The trick was in the overnight marinade, as prescribed in the recipe and dutifully followed.
Data is like that, too: If you don't prepare data in advance for optimal performance, it isn't going to please those who consume it. In fact, poor data preparation is a leading cause of big data project failures - and those who are managing such projects can't afford for it to be. For this reason alone, it is critical for organizations to have a big data preparation strategy and methodology, and to faithfully execute it..."
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