Doug Henshen for InformationWeek discussing the results of Infochimps’s survey “CIOs & Big Data: What Your IT Team Wants You to Know”:
What business problem are you trying to solve? If you could tell
your IT employees what it is, they’d have a much better crack at big
“Inaccurate scope” is cited by 58% as the top reason that big data IT projects fail. “Too many big data projects are structured like boil-the-ocean experiments”, Infochimps’ CEO, Jim Kaskade, told InformationWeek.
Some call these vague and unrealistic expectations the “trough of disillusionment”.
Original title and link: Vague Goals Seed Big Data Failures ( ©myNoSQL)