Numbers Are Never Enough (especially when dealing with Big Data)

By Aurélien R., Director of Marketing & Business Development at Gallup, Region Europe - Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The newest trend in Big Data is the personal touch. When both the New York Times and Fast Company have headlines that trumpet: “Sure, Big Data Is Great. But So Is Intuition.” ( The Times) and “Without Human Insight, Big Data Is...

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Thanks for posting - may I suggest that what these artciles are really saying is that "Numbers ALONE are never enough". Basic idea is that big data based analytics need to inform, not replace, human decision making.

By Tom D., Big Data Solution Architecture. Program Director, Big Data Technologies focused on Hadoop / Cassandra and analytics - Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Very good point indeed, thanks!

By Aurélien R., Director of Marketing & Business Development at Gallup, Region Europe - Wednesday, January 09, 2013

interesting article! I enjoyed reading it.

By Sandra B., Blackboard Enterprise Architect at Emory Uni - Wednesday, January 09, 2013

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