Organizations that take advantage of comprehensive insights from their data can gain a competitive edge. However, the ever-increasing amount of data coming in can make it hard to see trends. Adding to this challenge, many companies have data locked in silos, making it difficult—if not impossible—to gain critical insights. Big data technologies like Hadoop can help unify and organize data, but getting fast, meaningful insight still isn’t easy.
Organizations consistently face 4 main challenges when trying to implement big data initiatives:
- Setting up and operating a big data and analytics platform
- Attracting, managing, and applying big data and analytics skills
- Integrating insights into business processes
- Iterating quickly
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