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11 September 2012

Webcast: How to mine the hidden fortune in Big Data

Live at 1pm today.

By New Statesman

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:

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