Ting Hsuan Lin | September 28, 2016
So far, most of the examples of big data implementations have been in silos, separate from the rest of the business. But to truly succeed with big data organizations will need a “multi-polar” strategy that combines new big data platforms like Hadoop and Spark with traditional data warehousing and new HTAP (hybrid transactional analytic systems).
For now, everybody is “winning”, because it’s hard to find a vendor connected to analytics that isn’t thriving. As big data becomes a normal part of business process, vendors that have strong strategic ties with their customers will have an advantage.