Big Data – Quantity vs Quality: Don’t confuse lots of data with good data

January 17, 2012
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In the paper today (San Diego Union Tribune, Sunday 1/15) there was a good article on the need for data miners given the explosion of data that is currently occurring.  One point of note was that one of the biggest challenges is making data usable.  “If you do have the data you need, it is often very dirty”(more…)