If you are looking to get your company started with Big Data and data analytics in 2016, you’re making a smart move. Data analytics has already helped many companies become more efficient, more agile, and more profitable.

However, implementing a Big Data strategy requires careful planning. One of the things we are commonly asked is ‘How do we start using Big Data?’ In this post, we’ll take a look at two typical ways of using Big Data to solve a business problem. And we’ll examine a third solution that many companies have found even more useful.