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Data Digest: Focus on Big Data

Articles examine setting up a smarter infrastructure for big data, the benefits of Little Data, and the most overlooked piece of big data -- data quality.

Building a Better Infrastructure for the Data Flood

The amount of data in big data is only going to increase exponentially from now on. This means that instead of larger infrastructure, your enterprise requires a smarter infrastructure to handle it all. This article covers exactly what that means and how to get started now.

Read more at IT Business Edge

Little Data Can Be Just as Useful as Big Data

Big data is a large and popular topic, but big data is not always the perfect solution to a problem. Sometimes the market may call for 'Little Data,' and this article examines when such data is useful and how best to use it.


The Overlooked Piece of Big Data

The devil is in the details, and that is true even for something as large as big data. According to recent studies, the biggest problem with big data projects is data quality: not enough people pay attention to it. This article reviews why this problem is so crucial and how to improve big data quality.

Read more at Information Management

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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