Big Boom in Big Data Analytics: Are We There Yet?
by Leslie Ament
Originally published November 1, 2012
Everyone is talking about big data and big data analytics, and it sounds as if every company has a big data application in production and is achieving amazing results. That’s the buzz, but what’s the reality?
While the survey is still in progress, early results provide a view as to what’s really happening with big data. Nearly one-third of respondents have embarked upon big data analytics programs within the last five years while another 15% cited just starting this journey with plans to expand.
To date, Hypatia Research Group has surveyed over 800 global organizations for this research and will utilize data only from respondents that actually utilize, recommend, influence, and hold budget or veto power over the purchase of big data analytics software, solutions and managed services at their organizations. The following graphs illustrate some early results, and at the end of this article, you’ll find a link to participate in this survey.
Figure 1: Global Usage of Social Media with Big Data Analytics 2012
Figure 2: Big Data Analytics Maturity by Timeframe 2012
Only respondents with direct accountability for selection or use of big data analytics software, services and/or business practices are being utilized for this primary research. Current respondent profiles include:
Stay tuned to my BeyeNETWORK expert channel – more big data analytics analysis is forthcoming!
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