February 26th, 2015 | 1 MIN READ

The Top 10 Big Data Challenges [Infographic]

Written by author_profile_images Linda Bustos

Linda is an ecommerce industry analyst and consultant specializing in conversion optimization and digital transformation.

This week's infographic looks at the top 10 challenges organizations face in capitalizing on Big Data, courtesy of Tata Consultancy Services.


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The Top 10 Big Data Challenges

1. Cutural: Getting business units to share information across organizational silos

2. Technological: Being able to handle the large volume, velocity and variety of Big Data

3. Cultural: Determining what data, both structured and unstructured, and internal and external) to use for different business decisions

4. Cultural: Building high levels of trust between the data scientists who present insights on Big Data and the functional managers

5. Cultural: Finding and hiring data scientists who can manage large amounts of structured and unstructured data, and create insights

6. Cultural: Getting top management in the company to approve investments in Big Data and its related investments (e.g., training)

7. Technological: Putting our analysis of Big Data in a presentable form for making decisions (e.g., visualization/visual models)

8. Cultural: Finding the optimal way to organize Big Data activities in our company

9. Cultural: Understanding where int he company we should focus our Big Data investments

10. Cultural: Determining what to do with the insights that are created from Big Data

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