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Top 5 Big Data Trends for Major Enterprise Projects

1. The hybrid data cloud.
2. Mobility is driving big data investment.
3. Big data can surround and enhance existing applications.
4. Internet of Things will make current big data projects look like small stuff.
5. Big innovation is coming to the front end of the data spectrum.

Read more at http://www.eweek.com/enterprise-apps/top-five-big-data-trends-highlighted-in-major-enterprise-projects.html

Causality

No doubt you've encountered the image below from Gizmodo in some PowerPoint somewhere this year.

But that same PowerPoint likely didn't bother to answer the next logical question:

How to get to causality?

Why We Like to Play with Shiny Toys

I was recently a presenter in the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) track at an analytics conference where a speaker in one of the customer marketing tracks said something that stimulated my thinking. He said, “Just because something is shiny and new or is now the ‘in’ thing, it doesn’t mean it works for everyone.”

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