The Information Week website has 6 Bold Predictions on Big Data — some suggesting that by focusing on the BIG, rather than the management of the DATA, companies may be biting off more than they can handle. As the article by Jeff Bertolucci asks:
How will big data evolve in 2014? The future is anyone’s guess, of course, but we thought we’d compile a tasty holiday assortment of prognostications from executives working in the big data trenches. So without further delay, here they are — six big data predictions for next year…
- More Hadoop projects will fail than succeed. Gary Nakamura, Big Data specialist states: “More Hadoop projects will be swept under the rug as businesses devote major resources to their big data projects before doing their due diligence, which results in a costly, disillusioning project failure.”
- Enterprises will focus less on big data and more on stepping up their data management game.
“The true initiative and what companies ultimately need to be concerned with is how they’re implementing better data management practices that account for the variety and complexity of the data being acquired for analysis”
- Big data flies to the cloud
“In 2014, businesses will look beyond the hype and turn to cloud solutions that generate fast time to value and do not require highly specialized dedicated skill sets, like Hadoop, to manage”
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