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Assignment 10: Big Data

Points: 75

Background:
You are a business analyst at your organization and your Chief Information Officer (CIO) has asked you
to begin researching how Big Data might be useful at your company. We may want to invite some
vendors in to present to us, but we don’t know where to start. Your research will give us a starting point.

For this assignment, you are not expected to complete the research, but rather, just get it started. This
assignment is intended to introduce you to one approach to distilling lots of qualitative information into
something more easily digested.

Steps:
1. Write at least one paragraph explaining what Big Data is. Use your own words.
2. Write at least one sentence describing each of the following:

a. MapReduce
b. Hadoop
c. Hive
d. Spark

3. Pick any three (3) sources from the Research List below. Read the research for those three
sources.

4. Create a matrix (in MS Word or Excel) of research sources, a description of who the source is,
and the important points or trends they offer. If the point/trend is repeated by more than one
researcher, merge the point into one row of the matrix. An example of a matrix is presented
below, and in a separate download. Feel free to create your own format.

5. Pick one (1) vendor from the Solution Provider List below. Read the offerings for the one vendor.
6. Add the vendor as a column to your matrix.
7. Match up the capabilities/features of the vendor’s solution with the points/trends from the

researchers. If the vendor mentions something different from the researchers, add it as a
separate row in the matrix.

8. Provide some information about the vendor. This does not have to be too exhaustive.
Information to include, if you can find it, are things like:

a. Is the company public or private?
b. Annual revenue
c. Number of employees
d. How long has it been in business?

We want to see how aligned the solution provider is with the research. This assignment should not take
you more than a few hours to complete. However, feel free to spend as much time as you want on it.

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Matrix Example

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Resources:

Research List

1. The Gartner report you downloaded for Module 8
2. https://www.cio.com/article/3251720/4-data-analytics-trends-that-will-dominate-2018.html
3. https://www.datamation.com/big-data/big-data-trends.html
4. https://www.datamation.com/big-data/big-data-technologies.html
5. https://www.information-management.com/opinion/4-top-trends-for-big-data-analytics-in-

2020
6. https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/8-data-trends-on-our-radar-for-2017
7. https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/deloitte-analytics/articles/analytics-focused-tech-

trends.html
8. https://www.accenture.com/us-en/insight-big-data-research
9. http://www.idc.com/promo/thirdplatform/fourpillars/bigdataanalytics
10. https://www.forrester.com/Big-Data
11. http://www.pwc.com/us/en/advisory-services/data-possibilities/big-decision-survey.html

Solution Provider (Vendor) List

1. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn749804.aspx
2. https://cloud.google.com/solutions/big-data/
3. https://aws.amazon.com/big-data/
4. https://www.ibm.com/big-data/us/en/
5. https://www.oracle.com/big-data/index.html
6. https://www.tableau.com/resource/top-10-big-data-trends-2017
7. https://www.datameer.com/
8. http://www.pentaho.com/product/big-data-analytics
9. https://www.zoomdata.com/
10. https://www.birst.com/solutions/big-data/

Turn in:
1. A cover memo describing your work and any difficulties encountered. Follow the guidelines in

the Cover Memo Instructions document in the Reference Materials module.
2. The matrix described in the Steps.
3. Submit all items in a Zip file named with your last name and first name (i.e.

Mod10freebergcarl.zip).
4. Submit your Zip file using the course Assignment Tool.

https://www.datamation.com/big-data/big-data-trends.html

https://www.datamation.com/big-data/big-data-technologies.html

https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/8-data-trends-on-our-radar-for-2017

https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/deloitte-analytics/articles/analytics-focused-tech-trends.html

https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/deloitte-analytics/articles/analytics-focused-tech-trends.html

https://www.accenture.com/us-en/insight-big-data-research

http://www.idc.com/promo/thirdplatform/fourpillars/bigdataanalytics

https://www.forrester.com/Big-Data

http://www.pwc.com/us/en/advisory-services/data-possibilities/big-decision-survey.html

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn749804.aspx

https://cloud.google.com/solutions/big-data/

https://aws.amazon.com/big-data/

https://www.ibm.com/big-data/us/en/

https://www.oracle.com/big-data/index.html

https://www.tableau.com/resource/top-10-big-data-trends-2017

https://www.datameer.com/

http://www.pentaho.com/product/big-data-analytics

https://www.zoomdata.com/

https://www.birst.com/solutions/big-data/

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