Big Data or Big Garbage? A Tale of a Research Journey for Real-Time Business Intelligence
Rakesh Agrawal, Data Insights Laboratories
We present the story of a research expedition (code-named WaveFour) into building an enterprise-scale, real-time business intelligence system over social data. We discuss what drove us to undertake this journey and the system prototype we built. We also describe the investigation we carried out to assess the overlap between Google and Bing search results and whether including social data in the mix can produce different and useful results. We conclude with lessons learned and future directions.