Big data analytics is the intersection of two technical entities that have come together. First, there's big data for massive amounts of detailed information. Second, there's advanced analytics, which can include predictive analytics, data mining, statistics, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and so on. Put them together and you get big data analytics, the hottest new practice in BI. Big Data Analytics will accelerate your understanding of the many new tools and techniques that have emerged for analytics with big data in recent years. Download the full, 40-page TDWI Best Practices Report to get the complete analysis.