Chapter 3

Architecting to Deliver Value From a Big Data and Hybrid Cloud Architecture

Mandy Chessell; Dan Wolfson; Tim Vincent    IBM, Winchester, Hampshire, United KingdomIBM, Austin, TX, USAIBM, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Abstract

Big data and analytics, particularly when combined with the use of cloud-based deployments, can transform the operation of an organization – increasing innovation, improving time to value and decision-making. However, an organization only derives value from data and analytics when (1) the collection of big data is organized, systematic and automated and (2) the use of data and analytic insight is embedded in the organization's day-to-day operation.

Often the ambition of a big data and analytics solution ...

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