[Big Data] #fallacy: Two Wrongs Don’t Make an Insight

A newly published survey from the Aberdeen Group reports that IT professional’s number one concern for 2013 is “too many business decisions are based on inaccurate / incomplete data.”

Turns out in this day and age of social media, big data, and the Internet of Everything, IT guys are being forced to store bigger and bigger volumes of stuff with absolutely no way to check it for accuracy in any reasonable timeframe. Meanwhile people throughout the company are increasingly performing real time analysis, doing data visualizations, and running self-serve intelligence tools against it to make what could be very misinformed (or worse yet, disastrous) business decisions.

via Two Wrongs Don’t Make an Insight | SmartData Collective.


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