“Because your data is alive” it doesn’t require a scientist but instead, a plumber. Great article.

IT :: redux

Data is like water. It flows from one place to another. Big Data on the other hand is like the ocean, and you can very easily drown in it. It’s another reason why the ‘relevance paradox‘ will be the make or break of business decisions made from the informational tidal wave.

A quick Twitter exchange with Ray Wang from Constellation on information brokering lead me to the idea of data plumbing rather than what some analysts are calling for which is information brokering and data scientists. Ray posited that with big data you’ll be able to subscribe to streams like cable channels, and in a way this is already happening in your every day life: you follow people on Twitter and subscribe to their info-stream, you connect with people on Facebook and LinkedIn and do the same. However too many connections can lead to data overload, or in…

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Author:Chris Taylor

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  1. Who wants to be a Mobillionaire ? | Successful Workplace - September 25, 2012

    […] with too much noise if you don’t have the analytics to handle it. I’ve written about plumbers and paradoxes already so it’s already well […]

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