Infographic: Making the case for big data analytics and intelligence

Slashdot offers this infographic that breaks down the business case for big data projects.

This infographic, courtesy of,  offers a snapshot of how business intelligence has given way to big data analytics as a more comprehensive solution for managing digital data. It also breaks down some of the benefits, the industries for which it is most crucial, and the state of adoption for big data projects.

By Selena Frye

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