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Added by Vincent Granville on March 2, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments
You would be surprised how many major firms, who are now ready to launch their first Big Data projects, have not started an internal Big Data governance program. Big data has great potential to help organizations grow their business, but just having this data will not be enough. To derive the highest value and minimize legal exposure and risk to a firm’s reputation, a Big Data governance program is crucial from the start. Even if there is data governance currently in place it is most likely…Continue
Added by John P. Stevens on March 2, 2016 at 8:05am — No Comments
Crowdfunding is growing in popularity on many different fronts. Not only are individuals launching campaigns to raise money for personal needs, but many businesses are also using it to fund projects or contribute to particular causes. As businesses have begun using crowdfunding, we’ve seen how big data is influencing these campaigns.
The Growth of Crowdfunding
There was a time when crowdfunding was only used for small needs and very personal goals. For example,…Continue
Added by Larry Alton on March 1, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments