Big data refers to very large amounts of data being produced on the Web and by sensor, monitoring and machine systems along with the systems and technologies used to integrate and analytically explore it. Big data can be discussed from a technical view of frameworks and technologies, and from a business perspective of its uses and value to organizations. As it matures, big data is emerging into the context of information and data management already used in organizations.

Information Management NewsABI Research explores the intersection of Internet of Things and robotic technologies for advanced functionality, new business opportunities
With so much hype about big data, it's difficult for data managers and IT leaders to understand how to exploit data’s potential. Gartner, Inc. dispels five myths to help IT leaders evolve their information infrastructure strategies.
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Information Management NewsAccenture report points to innovative opportunities for products and digital services with industrial Internet of Things
Information Management NewsMajor research firms independently report growth in big data technology investments or plans, but that growth isn’t reflected in number of projects deployed
TrendsGartner finds the number of organizations investing or planning to invest in big data technologies has increased significantly though the number of implementations remains low.
CommentaryData professionals should be involved in the evaluation, design and deployment of emerging technologies beyond big data.
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ColumnAcceleration is the next battleground in data.
Information Management NewsWorried that the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates next year, many banks are reconsidering their strategies for attracting and keeping deposits — and turning to analytics software to help.
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