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Datawatch: The Big Data Crystal Ball

Managers can look forward to a big year for big data in 2015.


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Big data technologies are set to explode as companies take advantage of the data treasure they’ve accumulated. “To succeed, CEOs need to embrace the idea that data is now a kind of capital—as vital as financial capital to the development of new products, services, and business processes,” says Paul Sonderegger, big data strategist at Oracle. When we look into the future, we see big data become even more of a competitive differentiator—if it’s used correctly. Here are seven big data trends to watch for in 2015.

Margaret Lindquist

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