How to use big data to make faster and better business decisions

By Thor Olavsrud , CIO |  Big Data, Analytics

"Emerging technologies and methodologies-including Hadoop, Cloudera, database appliances, accelerators and self-learning and genetic algorithms-can dramatically reduce TTA," NewVantage adds. "The key to streamlining the time from a corporate question to game-changing business insight is to right-size the approach to analysis: rapid iterations during discovery and rigorous engineering into production. Strong governance and oversight of known data capabilities must coexist with agile data analysis that paves the way for new data discoveries. Enterprises with the capability to create an ebb and flow between dynamic discovery and scalable execution position themselves for sustainable success and dominance over their competitors."

Thor Olavsrud covers IT Security, Big Data, Open Source, Microsoft Tools and Servers for CIO.com. Follow Thor on Twitter @ThorOlavsrud. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline and on Facebook. Email Thor at tolavsrud@cio.com

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