Big Data 101: Moving from Health IT Data to Action (Series)

The term ‘big data’ has become extremely common in everyday business vocabulary, and it seems that every industry is focused on implementing big data strategies and projects This leads to considerable confusion about what constitutes big data and how organizations should address their big data challenges. 

From start-to-finish, this multi-part series teaches the basics of how to utilize and operationalize "big data" using health IT.

  • Part 1: What is Big Data? HIMSS, August 2014
    Learn about wide and narrow definitions of "Big Data" and analytics for clinical and business intelligence.
  • Part 2: A Big Data Reference Architecture HIMSS, August 2014
    The C&BI reference architecture is expanded to describe one way to incorporate Big Data to handle a simple use case.

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