Home > Uncategorized > The Rise of Big Data

The Rise of Big Data

By Louis Soares

Technology will transform higher education, just as it has many other industries. This will happen as information technology becomes embedded in more institutional processes, such as course enrollment, classroom instruction, and student services. In other industries, including healthcare and travel, this embedding of technology is generating what is being called “big data.” Big data is fine-grained information—about customer experiences, organizational processes, and emergent trends—that is generated as customers conduct normal business. The organization of this data can be a rich source of business analysis that improves performance and even points to new opportunities.

Visit: http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume47/TheRiseofBigData/250729

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized Tags: ,
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: