The Unexpected Perils of Big Data

Another great post from Stefan Töpfer, this time on concerns related to “data fragmentation,” a process that has accompanied many of us in the move to take advantage of the benefits of big data and cloud-based software .  His first reason, the double entry of data, is one that is easy to overlook when you’ve moved only part of your data to a new system, but still must rely on an older or more compliant system as well.  Head over to the full post to see the other four concerns he has.  IT Business Edge has some great statistics on data fragmentation that you may find useful if attempting to tackle it in your own business.

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