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Webcast: How to mine the hidden fortune in Big Data

Live at 1pm today.

Sheenan Mohammed is an economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Resear
Sheenan Mohammed is an economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research

The hidden value of Big Data is staggering, yet only a small portion (16 per cent) of small businesses have plans to use it. Shehan Mohamed, an economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research, is joined by Richard Kellet, a director at SAS, to discuss how businesses can take advantage of it. Here is an extract from a blog post on Big Data from Shehan Mohammed:

As the amount of data continues to grow exponentially, compounded by the internet, social media, cloud computing and mobile devices, it poses both a challenge and an opportunity for organisations – how to manage, analyse and make use of the ever-increasing amount of data being generated.

And here's a brief how-to guide, live from 1pm: