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Big Data Platforms: How to Realize the Promise

Sep 02, 2015
From Advisory Institute

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Big Data Platforms: How to Realize the Promise
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From the Advice Worth Keeping podcast series
Hosted by Stan Lepeak, Global Research Director,
KPMG LLP Management Consulting

 

In a digital world, long-term competitiveness is directly tied to an organization’s ability to extract insights that will create value in their company from information that resides in vast amounts of data, collected from an equally vast array of sources.

This evolution of business intelligence is being supercharged by exciting advances in information management technologies such as big data platforms. 

Rob Wentz, KPMG’s U.S. Leader for Information Management, explains how modern data platforms can collect and analyze information at a scale and speed that was not possible just a few years ago.

Listeners will gain an understanding of:

  • How modern data systems are different from existing enterprise data stores
  • The primary considerations to be made prior to investing in a modern data platform
  • Industry-specific examples of big data benefits
  • The most common data mining skill gaps 

 

Duration: 17 minutes

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This podcast is based on the paper titled: How to Realize the Promise of Disruptive Big Data Platforms 

 

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