The Ins and Outs of Data

I caught up with a former colleague the other day.  He's also in the analytics space so we were sharing notes on the state of the industry.  He made a very astute comment about analytics and I like the succinctness of what he said.  We were talking about how there are a number of tech startups focusing on the analysis of the data.  Hadoop and other NoSQL tools that give companies the ability to look at data, transform data, run machine learning processes on data, etc.  That's not the problem, though.  My colleague said, "It's all about getting the data in and moving it out.  It's the ingress and the egress". Keeping the historical trickery of the word 'egress' aside, this is a great statement.  I would argue that if…
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