The value of holding data has been recognised since the dawn of commerce when merchants inscribed key business data onto tablets. That analysing business data can provide insights and unlock revenue is not new thinking, so what is the big deal with Big Data?
Have you heard the new term ‘Fast Data’ around the water cooler? A recent article on the Oracle blog at Forbes.com, “Fast Data Gets A Big Jump On Big Data,” talks about how and why Fast Data is becoming one of the top requirements for organisations trying to keep up with their information. Move over big data…looks like fast data is the next new business intelligence issue creeping into your territory. But is it really a new problem?