Is Your Data Cloud-Ready? by Dale Oldford

The Web evolution is enabling technologies and tools to facilitate information sharing and collaboration in virtual communities, where members are active participants as “prosumers” of content, instead of passive consumers of data.


• Finding meaningful data in the “Cloud”
• Example 1: Prime Time Blogs
• Open Data
• Example 2: “Unlocking” Your Data
• The “ABC” Formula
• Some of the Challenges
• Shaping your data for “Cloud” readiness
• Conclusions
• Q&A



  •  Web 2.0 technologies and analytics provide feasible options to cope with challenging characteristics of Big Data (i.e., volume, velocity, and variety).
  • Analytics enables enterprise search solutions to perform complex tasks requiring machine learning and automation.
  •  Cloud readiness goes beyond data and available technology.

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