Big data means many things to many people, but how broad is its impact? Consider these figures on big data and the gurus who splice it.
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How much data is ignored?
Most companies estimate they're analyzing a mere 12% of the data they have, according to a recent study by Forrester Research. Is this good or bad? Well, these firms might be missing out on data-driven insights hidden inside the 88% of data they're ignoring. Or perhaps they're wisely avoiding a resource-gobbling, boil-the-ocean strategy. A lack of analytics tools and "repressive" data silos are two reasons companies ignore a vast majority of their own data, says Forrester, as well as the simple fact that often it's hard to know which information is valuable and which is best left ignored.
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