Wrangling big data: Fundamentals of data lifecycle management

Everywhere you turn in enterprise IT, you hear the buzz about big data: billboards, commercials and likely your own conference rooms and inboxes. The variety, volume and velocity of data streaming through enterprise systems is on the rise, and so is the amount of discussion about the best way to handle it. But while the big data phenomenon is giving organizations a broad range of new options for data analysis, it also compounds the business challenges associated with collecting, managing, organizing and protecting data. Successfully leveraging big data for analytics demands that companies develop strategies to reduce the cost of managing data and reduce the risk involved in organizing and protecting
that data.