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Data Digest: Big Data's ROI, Analytics Speed, and Gaining Consumer Trust

Why stream-based processing is more important than how much data you have, plus how to gain consumers' trust and why analytics speed is more important than the amount of big data you have.

Analytics Speed More Important than Data Size
(Source: Tech Republic)

Just because big data is increasingly popular doesn’t mean that having lots of data is the most important part of analytics. Everybody has access to huge amounts of data. It’s the speed of data analytics -- and stream-based processing -- that’s more important.


How to Get Consumers to Trust You

(Source: Information Age)

Recent data breaches in well-known enterprises have led to a growing distrust of all enterprises. Customers are scared that whatever information they give out will be leaked. Make sure your customers do not lose faith in your enterprise through compliance and security.

Quantifying Big Data's ROI
(Source: Datanami)

Big data is important for business, but how important is it, and and great is ROI of big data?  A recent study by Teradata tackled these questions, and this article highlights the report’s main findings.

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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