Xavier Gréhant, Product Manager, Dassault Systèmes Exalead, recently responded to an interview conducted after Big Data Paris Congress which took place in April 2013 and whose third edition will be held next April 1st & 2nd.
First question was:
How can “big data” result in performance for our businesses? Given our ability to produce value in the practice of our jobs, how can data from available sources help us act with better results ?
“Big” or not, “data” does not possess intelligence, neither do the programs that process it, so if we face situations entirely new every day we should not be expecting direct solutions to our problems. The best help we can expect is enhancing our knowledge of the objects we act upon, and receiving performance indicators to know how well we act upon them and learn…