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The modern business world generates huge volumes of data. It’s impossible to absorb it all – especially in its raw form. This has led to a growing awareness of the benefits of data visualization – a tool which translates complex information into digestible ‘chunks’. This is not a new approach by any means: maps, charts and diagrams have been presenting complex information in a graphical or pictorial format for hundreds of years. The process of doing this, however, has certainly evolved and improved over time
In 2016, less than 50% of companies had invested in Big Data technologies. While still in its relative infancy in the business world, Big Data is fast becoming a big deal in the business world. Some companies are already way head of the game and are already showing the late adopters how it should be done. Here are three companies that are doing this whole Big Data thing right.Tesco
British grocery powerhouse Tesco has been using Big Data since back in 1995
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems seem to have been around since the dawn of man. I’m pretty sure Neanderthals used an ERP system to note down how many bison or deer they killed during their last hunt.
Despite the dominance of ERP systems throughout the business world, we regularly see headlines with proclamations of their imminent demise, as though they are soon to be replaced by new software developed by another teenage whizzkid in his bedroom during his downtime between stints on World of Warcraft