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How much data you really need?

Analytics of the future

With the advent of Big Data and the advancement of technology to store it, are we justified in holding large quantities of it? What are the drawbacks/benefits of doing so and how can organizations find the right balance.   This is more than a decade ago. A large telecom organization was negotiating with its strategic outsourcing partner. The topic – how much data should its data warehouse hold? 3, 4 or 6 months. And the challenge was – holding more data, meant more expenditure. And even though it meant more business value, the strategic outsourcing partner won that battle and…

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