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How to use big data?

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Posted 01 September 2015 11:06:00 BST | By Admin


Big_DataBig data describes a massive volume of both structured and unstructured data that is so large it is difficult to process using traditional database and software techniques.

It’s undisputed that big data can help businesses, but a lot of people don’t know how?

4 ways big data can help your business

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  1. Gain customer intelligence

Big data can be used to identify your most valuable customers and at the same time, not exclude those less frequent. Using the data to segment your customer’s means you can provide tailored products and services.

You might also like to read: "Focus on Big Thinking not just Big Data."

  1. Boost performance

60% of each workday is spent attempting to find and manage data.

Big data makes things much easier and faster, meaning you can spend more time analysing and planning effective uses for it.

  1. Better decisions

Advanced analytics will improve your decision-making by minimizing risks and revealing insights about your business you may have never known.  

  1. Develop new products and services

The sophisticated data can help you develop new ideas, products and services, and avoid future failures.

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Big Data? Size doesn’t matter

Gathering large amounts of data is the easy part, analyzing it is the hard part. Size isn’t everything, you need to know that the data is accurate, and can actually be used to help you answer your objectives.

It’s key that before you start collecting millions and trillions of pieces of data, your business decides what questions you need the big data to answer.

Sources

http://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/infographic/four-vs-big-data 

Focus on Big Thinking not just Big Data

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