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Webopedia Term of the Day: Big Data Analytics Defined

Jan 04, 2014, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vangie Beal)

Big data analytics refers to the process of collecting, organizing and analyzing large sets of data ("big data") to discover patterns and other useful information. Not only will big data analytics help you to understand the information contained within the data, but it also helps identify the data that is most important to the business and future business decisions. Big Data analysts basically want the knowledge that comes from analyzing the data.

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