April 4, 2013

Of Dark Data, Beware You Must

Dark data is usually defined as data that is kept “just in case” but hasn’t (so far) found a proper usage, or can be harvested and leveraged beyond its primary (intended) usage. Yves de Montcheuil, Talend’s vice president of marketing, explains in a blog post in IT Briefcase, the importance of “dark data” when conducting a big data project.