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Making Big Data Work for Your Business by Sudhi Sinha

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Managing your Big Data investments

One of the best ways to capitalize on the uniqueness of Big Data is to manage investments as if you are doing so for a hedge fund. Using this approach gives you lot of flexibility over normal investment management techniques followed in corporations, and these flexibilities will help address the evolving and unique nature of Big Data:

  • Normal micro level monitoring and governance processes around technology investments can be modified
  • You can start or stop the investments at any point
  • Choose where to invest, and you might not have to justify your choices to the rest of the company
  • Track the returns of each project, but retain the flexibility to report and justify returns for the entire portfolio, allowing you to experiment ...

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