The relationship between Business Intelligence and Big Data
1459_ 10/24/2013 - Larry had a number of questions about Big Data and Business Intelligence so he corralled Steve Dine, founder and managing partner, of Datasource Consulting. They help companies large and small to identify their data, and help integrate their data across multiple systems. In large companies that data may go into 2 to 300 systems providing information necessary to making the business process decisions. It is vital to identify the valuable data and then have the capabilities to analyze and that turn that data into information. Steve tells us that Business Intelligence, aside from being an oxymoron, is really an umbrella term that identifies different aspects to data analysis. It involves the collection of data, the modeling of data as well as the architecture of how you actually capture data and where you store it, and then accessing your data for analytic tools. So it's really an umbrella term used in the business intelligence industry for all those different areas. Really it's all about helping companies turn data into information. Larry asked Steve if he could define Big Data. Steve said, "I wish I could. One of the things the industry hasn't done a good job at is defining the term of big data. The way it's defined today is through three different areas. One is the velocity of data, that means how often that data changes and how often you actually need to process that data... Listen, there is much more...
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