The Need for Speed with Big Data

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Companies around the world have jumped on the Big Data bandwagon, excited about finding new ways to exploit the volume and variety of data flooding in from social media, mobile devices, sensors, and applications. Unfortunately, too many companies forget to focus on the other “v”—velocity. It’s the pace at which data can be gathered, sorted, and analyzed to produce insights that business leaders can act on quickly to generate instant value.

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