Welcome!

Apache Authors: Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, John Mertic, Janakiram MSV

News Feed Item

Big Data Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions for Industry Verticals

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

Big Data Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions for Industry Verticals

Overview:

Big data is more than just one of the biggest buzz words in years. It represents a huge business opportunity to leverage arguably the most valuable enterprise asset: data about customers, operations, markets, competitors, and more.

Organizations across nearly every industry find that they not only require to manage growing large data volumes in their real-time systems, but also to analyze that information so they can quickly make more optimal decisions to help them compete more effectively in the marketplace.

Companies across a wide range of industry verticals and market segments are beginning to leverage Big Data and analytics to produce insights from hidden information floating in a sea of raw data that is otherwise too costly to process and discover.

Report Benefits:

Learn about Big Data solutions and strategies for enterprise
Understand the challenges and benefits for enterprise Big Data
Identify the market opportunities for Big Data in industry verticals
Learn about Big Data and analytics vendor solutions and strategies

Target Audience:

Big Data companies
Governmental organizations
Telecommunications companies
Analytics and data reporting companies
Data storage and processing companies
Research and development organizations
Cloud infrastructure and service providers
All industry verticals and market segments

Companies in Report:

Action
Aetna
Amazon
Amazon Web Services
Apache
apigee
Bloomberg

BloomReach
Capgemini
Computer Science Corp
Craigslist
Data Mining Research
Dataguise
Datameer
Ebizq
EMC
Facebook
Forbes
Forrester
General Electric
Globe Telecom
Google
HP
IBM
IDC
Instagram

Intel
Ironside
LinkedIn
Mashery
McKinsey Global
Microsoft
Oracle
Orkut
PadMapper
Pinterest
Programmable Web
RainStor
Riak
SAS
SpotFire
Tata Consultancy Services
Twitter
Walmart
Watalon
Wikipedia
Yahoo
1 Executive Summary 6
2 What is Big Data 6
2.1 Breaking down Big Data 7
2.1.1 Internal Data 8
2.1.2 Structured External Data 8
2.1.3 Unstructured External Data 8
2.2 The important 'V's of Big Data 9

2.3 The Big Deal about Big Data 11
2.3.1 Exponential growth of Big Data 11
2.3.2 What the Numbers Mean 12
2.3.3 The Chance for Companies to Thrive 12
2.4 How Big Is Big Data? 12
2.5 What Data Is Meaningful? 14
2.5.1 Operations Management data 14
2.5.2 Sales and Marketing data 15
2.5.3 Accounting and Finance data 15
2.6 Improved Technologies to Manage Data 15
2.6.1 Analytic relational systems 15
2.6.2 Non-relational systems 15
3 Big Problems to Solve 16
3.1 Better Investment Decision and Operational Changes 16
3.2 Real Time customization 17
3.3 Improved Performance and Risk Management 17
3.4 New Business Model 18
4 Uses for Big Data 18
5 Challenges in Big Data Analysis 20
5.1 Heterogeneity and Incompleteness 21
5.2 Scale 22
5.3 Timeliness 22
5.4 Privacy 23
5.5 Human Collaboration 23
6 Big Data vs. API Strategies 24
6.1 Structured and Unstructured Solutions: APIs 24
7 Big Data Ecosystem 26

7.1 Big Data Landscape 28
8 Big Data Architecture 28
8.1 Traditional Information Architecture Capabilities 29
8.2 Adding Big Data Capabilities 29
9 Big Data Sources: What and How Much? 31
9.1 Where the data is getting generated? 33
10 Big Data Generation and Analytics 36
10.1 Predictive Analytics 37
10.2 Data Scientists 38
10.3 Big Data Technologies and Techniques 39
10.3.1 Hadoop 39
10.3.1.1 Problems solved by Hadoop 40
10.3.1.2 Hadoop Architecture 40
10.3.1.3 Cost Benefits of Hadoop 40
10.3.2 Hadoop and Spark 41
10.3.3 Hadoop and Data Security 41
10.3.3.1 Hadoop's Architecture Presents Unique Security Issues 41
10.3.3.2 Deploy a Purpose-Built Security Solution for Hadoop and Big Data 42
10.3.3 MapReduce 42
10.3.3.1 Features 43
10.3.3.2 When to Use MapReduce 43
10.3.3.3 When Not to Use MapReduce 43
10.3.3.4 How it Works 44
10.4 Data Mining 44
10.5 CRM Systems 44
10.6 Social Media 45
10.6.1 Ways to Tap Social Media 46

10.6.1.1 Google Trends 46
10.6.1.2 APIs and Mashups 46
10.6.1.3 Communicate Intelligence with Data Visualization Tools 46
11 Data Management 46
11.1 Acquire Big Data 46
11.2 Organize Big Data 47
11.3 Analyze Big Data 47
11.4 Interpretation 48
12 Big Data Standardization 48
12.1 Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions 50
12.1.1 Business Challenges for CSPs 50
12.1.2 Promise of Big Data for Telecom 51
12.1.3 Catch problem spots before they affect service. 51
12.1.4 Put Big Data to use immediately 51
12.1.5 Give internal and external teams the tools they need 51
13 Major Service Providers 51
13.1 IBM 52
13.2 Datameer 54
13.3 Amazon Web Services 56
13.4 HP- Big Data 58

13.5 SpotFire 60
13.6 Intel 62
13.7 EMC 64
14 Big Data in Industry Verticals 67
14.1 Finance and Accounting 67
14.2 Retail and CRM 69
14.3 Government and Defense 71
14.5 Healthcare 72
14.6 Supply chain Management 73
14.7 Telecommunication 74
15 Summary and Conclusion 75
16. Appendix 92
16.1 Deeper Dive into Big Data in Retail 92
16.1.1 Retail Merchant Challenges 92
16.1.2 Big Data in Retail 94
16.1.3 Big Data in Retail Business Case 99
16.1.4 Retailers Business Models, Companies, and Solutions 105
16.1.5 Supply Chain Solutions 111
16.2 Deeper Dive into Big Data in Healthcare 113
16.2.1 Big Issues with Healthcare 113
16.2.2 Healthcare Stakeholders 114
16.2.3 Opportunities and Challenges 116
16.3 Big Data Industry Verticals vs. Functional Areas 119
16.3.1 Industry Verticals 119
16.3.2 Functional Areas 119
16.3.3 Big Data Functional Area Forecast 2013 - 2019 120

Read the full report:
Big Data Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions for Industry Verticals
http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/services/big_data_opportunities_challenges_solutions_industry_verticals.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=IT_Services

For more information:
Sarah Smith
Research Advisor at Reportbuyer.com
Email: [email protected]  
Tel: +44 208 816 85 48
Website: www.reportbuyer.com

SOURCE ReportBuyer

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
You have great SaaS business app ideas. You want to turn your idea quickly into a functional and engaging proof of concept. You need to be able to modify it to meet customers' needs, and you need to deliver a complete and secure SaaS application. How could you achieve all the above and yet avoid unforeseen IT requirements that add unnecessary cost and complexity? You also want your app to be responsive in any device at any time. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Allen, General Manager of...
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus o...
Big Data engines are powering a lot of service businesses right now. Data is collected from users from wearable technologies, web behaviors, purchase behavior as well as several arbitrary data points we’d never think of. The demand for faster and bigger engines to crunch and serve up the data to services is growing exponentially. You see a LOT of correlation between “Cloud” and “Big Data” but on Big Data and “Hybrid,” where hybrid hosting is the sanest approach to the Big Data Infrastructure pro...
In his General Session at 16th Cloud Expo, David Shacochis, host of The Hybrid IT Files podcast and Vice President at CenturyLink, investigated three key trends of the “gigabit economy" though the story of a Fortune 500 communications company in transformation. Narrating how multi-modal hybrid IT, service automation, and agile delivery all intersect, he will cover the role of storytelling and empathy in achieving strategic alignment between the enterprise and its information technology.
Buzzword alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise and president of Intellyx, panelists peeled away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud enviro...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
"LinearHub provides smart video conferencing, which is the Roundee service, and we archive all the video conferences and we also provide the transcript," stated Sunghyuk Kim, CEO of LinearHub, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Things are changing so quickly in IoT that it would take a wizard to predict which ecosystem will gain the most traction. In order for IoT to reach its potential, smart devices must be able to work together. Today, there are a slew of interoperability standards being promoted by big names to make this happen: HomeKit, Brillo and Alljoyn. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Adam Justice, vice president and general manager of Grid Connect, will review what happens when smart devices don’t work togethe...
"There's a growing demand from users for things to be faster. When you think about all the transactions or interactions users will have with your product and everything that is between those transactions and interactions - what drives us at Catchpoint Systems is the idea to measure that and to analyze it," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York Ci...
The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal ...
Discover top technologies and tools all under one roof at April 24–28, 2017, at the Westin San Diego in San Diego, CA. Explore the Mobile Dev + Test and IoT Dev + Test Expo and enjoy all of these unique opportunities: The latest solutions, technologies, and tools in mobile or IoT software development and testing. Meet one-on-one with representatives from some of today's most innovative organizations
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in Embedded and IoT solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and E...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Linux Academy, the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. Industry leaders in quality training, provided services, and student certification passes, its goal is to c...
WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web communications world. The 6th WebRTC Summit continues our tradition of delivering the latest and greatest presentations within the world of WebRTC. Topics include voice calling, video chat, P2P file sharing, and use cases that have already leveraged the power and convenience of WebRTC.
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
WebRTC sits at the intersection between VoIP and the Web. As such, it poses some interesting challenges for those developing services on top of it, but also for those who need to test and monitor these services. In his session at WebRTC Summit, Tsahi Levent-Levi, co-founder of testRTC, reviewed the various challenges posed by WebRTC when it comes to testing and monitoring and on ways to overcome them.
"A lot of times people will come to us and have a very diverse set of requirements or very customized need and we'll help them to implement it in a fashion that you can't just buy off of the shelf," explained Nick Rose, CTO of Enzu, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the ‘digital exhaust’ from the delivery toolchain, "pervasive" and "cognitive" computing, APIs and services, mobile devices and applications, the Internet of Things, and now even blockchain. In this power panel at @...
Every successful software product evolves from an idea to an enterprise system. Notably, the same way is passed by the product owner's company. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Oleg Lola, CEO of MobiDev, will provide a generalized overview of the evolution of a software product, the product owner, the needs that arise at various stages of this process, and the value brought by a software development partner to the product owner as a response to these needs.