By using website you agree to our use of cookies as described in our cookie policy. Learn More

TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Data Digest: Separating Big Data Fact from Fiction, Data Warehousing Saved Big Data, and Social Listening

The data mining process of social listening, plus knowing the truth about big data and aligning big data with data warehousing for effective analytics.

Uncover Treasurable Data with Social Listening
(Source: Datamation)

A vast goldmine of unstructured data lies trapped in social media posts. Sifting through the majority of these posts for the few nuggets is difficult but doable. This article describes the data mining process of social listening and how it can help your analytics.


Analytics Experts Separate Big Data Fact from Fiction
(Source: Forbes)

Knowing what is true about big data and what is false can be difficult. This article interviews several analytics experts about the myths in big data.


Data Warehousing is the Savior of Big Data
(Source: Data Science Central)

Big data is supposed to kill data warehousing, according to some experts. This article disputes that idea and argues the reverse: that data warehousing will save big data. The author gives tips for aligning big data with data warehousing for effective analytics.

About the Author

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

TDWI Membership

Accelerate Your Projects,
and Your Career

TDWI Members have access to exclusive research reports, publications, communities and training.

Individual, Student, and Team memberships available.