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Intro to Big Data Research: What is Big Data?

Explaining Big Data

Simply put, Big Data is an evolving practice of data management for large data sets in order to better define, filter, and analyze the data. 

Readings on Big Data

Big Data

From AIIM's "Hot Topics" Includes videos, news, and blogs


Big Data is a Big Deal

White House news release (3/29/2013) with info on the Big Data Research and Development Initiative ($200 million)


Big Data Factsheet

Impacts and implications of Big Data on the Federal Government (3/29/2013)


The 'Big Data' Revolution: How Number Crunchers Can Predict Our Lives from NPR

Following Digital Breadcrumbs To 'Big Data' Gold from NPR

The Search For Analysts To Make Sense Of 'Big Data' from NPR

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