Tag Archive: characteristics of Big Data

Big Data Categorised

In my previous post I criticised the 3Vs as a definition of Big Data, offered our own working description and presented “6VS” as a more encompassing characterisation. In this post I categorise the different types of Big Data to get to an explanation why there cannot be a single definition. Categorising the various types of …

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Big Data Defined?

Gartner identified ‘Strategic Big Data’ as one of the top strategic technology trends for 2013. Big Data is surely a hot topic at the moment, and it definitely has a role to play both as a value-adding technology to some organisations and as a business enabler in the broader BI industry. However I find that …

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