With the increase in heterogeneity of consumer and enterprise IT environment, and convergence of multiple platforms, a huge amount of structured and unstructured data is being generated. At the same time, many organizations face challenges of unclear business requirements, inconsistent data, poor time to market,
and inability to harvest business benefits from analytical tools. Clearly, new approaches are needed to manage unstructured data and unlock its value. This is driving the big data revolution.
On the sidelines of CIO Summit 2013, CIO magazine along with Mahindra Satyam spoke to senior IT leaders to understand what this means for business, how CIOs can successfully marry structured and unstructured data while shifting from a sense and respond perspective to an anticipate and shape perspective.