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Data Digest: Big Data's Teenage Years, Big Data Predictions, and Updating Business Processes

Has big data grown up too fast? Plus, industry predictions about what's ahead for big data in 2016 and the importance of securing seemingly safe business processes.

The Awkward Teenage Years of Big Data
(Source: Information Age)

Big data seems to have grown up too fast. Many enterprises have made big data a cornerstone, which is smart in theory, but many of them will face some “growing pains” with big data this year, according to this article.


Predicting Big Data’s Place in 2016
(Source: ADT Magazine)

There is still much to be excited about with regards to big data in 2016. This article rounds up  industry-leader perspectives about what 2016 will entail for big data.


Update Your Business Processes Before You Update Your Technology
(Source: Dark Reading)

The endless reports of data breaches in 2015 hopefully do not continue in 2016. Although there was no common link between all of them, it only makes sense to follow the advice of this article and secure seemingly safe business processes.

About the Author

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

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