Is the Commercial World Really Focused on Big Data?

Mark Torr, SAS Institute

Everywhere you turn there are proclamations about how Big Data is going to change the world. Commercial organizations generally lag research and academia in their adoption as they are constrained by cost, legacy, regulation and numerous other factors. This paper will share how it has seen commercial customers moving towards big data, some of the technologies in play and through some practical demonstrations show how SAS is helping address some of their challenges with software.