Tim O’Reilly famously declared in 2005: “Data is the next Intel Inside.” It well may be that big data—the organizational skill of using data as the key driver of performance—will make the IT function the new Intel Inside, the most strategic component of any organization.
Based on the success of Google, Amazon, and eBay at the time, O’Reilly correctly asserted that database management was a core…Continue
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What does it do? Founded in 2010, Locu's mission is to structure the world's information, and it is currently focused on unstructured local data. Locu combines document analysis, crowdsourcing, and machine learning to provide structured and semantically annotated data sets made available through a set of APIs. Locu’s first product helps restaurants better manage their online…Continue
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Two new research reports on big data flash out its early impact on enterprise IT.
David Newman, Research VP at Gartner and a member of its Enterprise Architecture team, warns in Big Data Disruptions Tamed With Enterprise Architecture that “Big data will disrupt your business. Your actions will determine whether these disruptions are positive or negative.“ Newman sees three areas…Continue