In his speech at Web Summit 2018, Yves Bernaert, the Senior Managing Director at Accenture, declared the quest for data veracity that will become increasingly important for making sense of Big Data. In short, Data Science is about to turn from data quantity to dataÂ quality. It is true, that data veracity, though always present in Data Science, was outshined by other three big … [Read more...] about Data Veracity: a New Key to Big Data
How to Enhance Your Web Forms With Real-Time Data
As an online marketer you collect as much information as your website visitors are willing to give you via online forms. But what happens if your visitors wont provide what you are asking for, or worse, they provide inaccurate information? How does that affect your interactions with them? People will share information via web forms, but the more you ask for, the less likely … [Read more...] about How to Enhance Your Web Forms With Real-Time Data
Big Data’s Virtuous Circus – the 10 V’s!
Many people come up to me in the street and ask me what Big Data is all about. It has happened to me so many times in the past that I am convinced that it might just happen to you as well. I know sort of thing, I read the Big Data tealeaves. Nothing gets past me. The first time a complete stranger came up to me in public and said Hello, will you tell me what this Big Data lark … [Read more...] about Big Data’s Virtuous Circus – the 10 V’s!
Why The 3V’s Are Not Sufficient To Describe Big Data
It is generally accepted that big data can be explained according to three Vs: Velocity, Variety and Volume. In a 2001 research report, META Group (now Gartner) analyst Doug Laney defined big data as being three-dimensional, i.e. increasing volume (amount of data), velocity (speed of data in and out), and variety (range of data types and sources). Later in 2012 Gartner updated … [Read more...] about Why The 3V’s Are Not Sufficient To Describe Big Data
An Extensive Glossary Of Big Data Terminology
Big data comes with a lot of new terminology that is sometimes hard to understand. Therefore we have created an extensive Big Data glossary that should give some insights. Some of the definitions refer to a corresponding blog post. Of course this big data glossary is not 100% complete, so please let us know if there are missing terminology that you would like to see … [Read more...] about An Extensive Glossary Of Big Data Terminology