March 9, 2017:

Today’s Throwback Thursday article is entitled, “Three Legs Of Big Data Stool Needed For Success.” First published on on April 23, 2014, it details three key areas for getting started in big data.

1. Data Sourcing and the potential pitfalls of big data streams from social networks full of fraud and incomplete data requiring numerous unverifiable assumptions.

2. Human resources capable of developing a strategy to exploit big data for a competitive strategy. (Hint: most fail here.)

3. Analyzing right types of data for meaningful outcomes.

Finally, the article advises about the use or integration of outside data sources which are much more specific, detailed, and accurate, in order to better inform digital data.

Click here to read the article.

Gary Drenik is CEO of Prosper Insights & Analytics, a company that prides itself on turning data into evidence-based solutions for the C-Suite.