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By Alan Simon | Monday, June 15, 2015

8 Ways to Know If Your Big Data Investments Are Paying Off

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Nearly every large business and governmental agency is now investing in big data technology. Some of these organizations are early adapters and have been doing so for five years or longer, while others are relative newcomers.

Today, even many mid-sized businesses are dabbling in Hadoop and related cloud-based environments, all in the pursuit of unprecedented data-driven insights and decision-making.

My lynda.com course Foundations of Business Analytics: Prescriptive Analytics shows how any organization can its big-data investments into actionable insights.

But how can you tell if your big data investments are paying off? Ask yourself these eight questions. Your answers will give you a pretty good idea.

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