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Data Digest: Taxonomy Tips, Big Data Value, Big Data Choices

Advice to help you think about search and taxonomies, understand the reasons big data projects are slow to create real value, and navigate the many choices in the big data ecosystem.

Pay Attention to Taxonomy

Taxonomy is something we all deal with every day without realizing it. Properly organizing your enterprise's data or resources is crucial for ease of access, but it is harder than most people realize. This article has some advice on this overlooked process.

Read more at CMSWire

Big Data Investments Slow to Realize Value

As with all investments, the amount of money poured into big data initiatives does not necessarily reflect the success of those initiatives. Recent survey results show that certain roadblocks such as low data availability or poor data culture are leading to slower adoption and thus lower ROI for big data.

Read more at Forbes

Navigating the Enormous Big Data Ecosystem

There are too many options in big data -- from selecting a vendor to picking out the correct data to analyze. This article has some tips on how to simplify your choices and move your enterprise forward.

Read more at Kdnuggets

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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