Is This the Ultimate Definition of “Big Data”?

June 7, 2013

Big Data is one of THE biggest buzzwords around at the moment, and I believe big data will change the world. Some say it will be even bigger than the Internet. What’s certain is that big data will impact everyone’s life. Having said that, I also think that the term ‘big data’ is not very well defined and is, in fact, not well chosen. I would like to use this article to put a stake in the ground and define in simple terms what ‘big data’ is, and hope that with everyone’s help we can create a complete definition. So, here we go: