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The 3 Cs of big data

We’re all familiar with big data’s varying number of Vs: volume, variety, velocity and veracity. However, taking into consideration the purpose for which insight can be derived from big data is highly important and likely more useful for engineering information systems. This purpose is often characterized by using data to inform enhanced decision making, and … Continue reading The 3 Cs of big data

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What is big data? More than volume, velocity and variety…

What is big data? More than volume, velocity and variety…

The Problem(s) Any technology is only useful if it solves a problem (or problems). So what problem(s) does Big Data solve? As we all know, there is data, lots of it: historical data, sure, but also new data generated from social media apps, click stream data from web applications, IoT sensor data, and on and … Continue reading What is big data? More than volume, velocity and variety…