In this chapter, we worked on several topics that will help you move ahead in your journey of big data analytics:
We discussed the strategic implications put forward by big data analytics
We built a Business Catalog that lists various sources of revenue for your business and key areas of operations
We identified how big data analytics is influencing our business and how those influences grow over a period of time
We developed an Information Catalog for your business
We worked on integrating the new possibilities brought forward by big data analytics into our business
We developed organizational strategies around big data analytics
We aligned various existing big data analytics initiatives to drive better synergies and achieve exponential results
Finally, we created a framework on how to cascade the strategic value and intent of big data analytics across your organization
You are now armed with the power to understand what big data analytics can do for your business, and where and how it can help you win in the market place. Use big data analytics as part of your strategy to make things happen.
Browsing the net, quite some time back, I came across a very profound quote whose author is anonymous:
"There are three kinds of companies, those that make things happen, those that watch things happen, and those that wonder what happened."
In the next chapter, we will work on building an opportunity landscape for your business enabled by the capabilities of big data analytics. In doing so, we will work on how to take a structured approach in identifying and keep adding to your opportunity portfolio.