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Questions and Issues to Consider Before You Start a Big Data Project

Nearly 55 percent of Big Data projects aren’t completed, according to a survey of IT professionals conducted by Big Data solution provider InfoChimps.

By comparison, “only” 25 percent of IT projects aren’t completed overall, InfoChimps found.

So what’s going on with Big Data that more than half of all projects aren’t completed? It’s inaccurate scope, InfoChimps states in a recent project template, “How to Do a Big Data Project.”

The template is designed to help you beat the odds and succeed. It’s written around four steps that should be basic to all projects: