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–Outliers and Coexistence are the New Normal for Big Data

Posted by Brett Sheppard on March 24, 2011

Many enterprise architectures have evolved into coexistence environments to manage and benefit from advanced analytics, with help from technology and cloud service providers that are ramping up integration capabilities. Letting data speak for itself through analysis of entire data sets is eclipsing modeling from sub-sets. In the past, all too often what was once disregarded as an “outlier” in a data model turned out to be the telltale signs of a micro-trend that became a major event.The combination of (1) coexistence approaches to manage big data volumes, complexity and speed together with (2) analysis of complete data sets is driving operational efficiency, revenue growth and enablement of new business models. Outliers and coexistence are the new normal for big data.

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