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Data Digest: Big Data Success Factors, Open Source Definitions, Cost of Cloud Computing

How to build a successful big data strategy around customer experience, why developers are the best judge of what constitutes open source, and when in-house systems could actually be cheaper than cloud computing.

6 Big Data Success Factors

Getting tangible benefits from big data has been difficult for many enterprises; this article offers tactics for creating an effective big data strategy that will improve your customers' experience.

Read more at Business 2 Community

The New Definition of "Open Source"

Developers are the best judge of what constitutes open source, according to this article. The author explains the shifting definition of "open" caused by changes in licensing and cloud computing.

Read more at TechRepublic

Stay On-Premises or Migrate to the Cloud?

Many enterprises are moving workloads to the cloud; this article argues that the cloud may not be cheaper for all enterprises and explains when hybrid solutions might be the best choice.

Read more at CloudTweaks

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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