Big Data is not the latest jargon that has crept into executive meetings, it’s becoming an essential business practice used by most organisations today. Over the years, businesses have become aware of the insights that they can gain from data analytics and are collecting increasing amounts of data. Yet, many businesses do not have a proper data strategy in place and are simply collecting data in a frenzy. There is a difference between Big Data and having lots of data. Collecting data just for the sake of it in hopes of using it in the future is not only bad business practice, it leads to potentially costly problems for your company.
Now that we are officially into the New Year, we would like to introduce what’s new on the DataStreamX marketplace. Our development team has been hard at work to deliver the most user-friendly marketplace experience ever imagined. Today, we are pleased to announce two significant features immediately available to all users: direct downloading of data and social sharing of data products.
Since the existence of information, procuring data has been a daunting process for the individuals and institutions who need to make use of it. Frought with pain points and obstacles, the buyer journey mostly proved to be a headache and time sink. Since DataStreamX emerged this year, the lights have come on to move knowledge workers out of the data dark age and into the modern era.