Background: According to Turban (2015), Big data is typically defined by three “V”s: volume, variety, and velocity. In addition to these three, we see some of the leading Big Data solution providers adding other Vs, such as veracity (IBM), variability (SAS), and value proposition.
Reference: Sharda, R., Delen, Dursun, Turban, E., Aronson, J. E., Liang, T-P., & King, D. (2015). Business Intelligence and Analytics: Systems for Decision Support. 10th Edition. By PEARSON Education. Inc.
Assignment: Go to pages 547 to 549 of your recommended textbook and familiarize yourself with the contents therein. Go ahead and define what a Big Data is and why is it important? What do you think the future of Big Data will be like? Will it in any way leave its popularity to something else? If so, what will it be?
Your research paper should be at least 3 pages (800 words), double-spaced, have at least 4 APA references, and typed in an easy-to-read font in MS Word (other word processors are fine to use but save it in MS Word format). Your cover page should contain the following: Title, Student’s name, University’s name, Course name, Course number, Professor’s name, and Date.