Big Data: How wide should your lens be? It depends on your use

With big data streaming into organizations worldwide at the rate of 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day, it’s incumbent on organizations to determine just how much of this big data is vital and needed, and which portions of big data are excess and can be eliminated before the data ever enters corporate systems. If companies fail to do this, bandwidth, storage, and processing capabilities can be overrun–along with budgets. – Mary Shacklett (20200 TechRepublic

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