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Great article! You perfectly outlined the benefits of dark data analysis. Getting new ideas and insights is crucial when trying to give your business a competitive edge. If you’re interested in taking a look, we also recently published an article about this topic that outlines some actionable tips for how to leverage dark data…
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The Five Components of Data Value: recency (freshness), frequency (trends, history, signals), intensity (volume, money, time), connection (data-reality), integrity (data health, validity)
You can’t own data, but you can certainly control and cultivate information.
I disagree a little with this statement. We do own data in some way. All of us create data every day by using devices and technology. In the end, we are the ones deciding what web pages to visit or what stores to shop. And base on that is logic to…
Can’t mention dialects without pointing out that there is a “mother” language in the form of ANSI Standard SQL. If you write ANSI SQL it will work in Oracle, SQL Server or MySQL — in any relational* database. ANSI standard is portable to other systems, so its got that going for it!
I am always struck by those so willing to take advantage of free advertising for their companies in the comments — but they don’t have the courtesy to applaud the article. Medium should really try to get that into the culture.