The 10 Best Quotes on

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The 10 Best Quotes on Of All Times

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“Big data is at the foundation of all the megatrends that are happening today, from social to mobile to cloud to gaming.” Chris Lynch, Vertica Systems

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“Big data is not about the data” Gary King, Harvard University, making the point that while data is plentiful and easy to collect, the real value is in the analytics.

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“There were 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days.” Eric Schmidt, of Google, said in 2010.

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“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.” Peter Sondergaard, Gartner Research

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“I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians, and I’m not kidding” Hal Varian, Google

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“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” Daniel Keys Moran, computer programmer and science fiction author

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“Hiding within those mounds of data is knowledge that could change the life of a patient, or change the world.” Atul Butte, Stanford School of Medicine

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“Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.” Charles Babbage, inventor and mathematician

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“To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem – he may be able to say what the experiment died of.” Ronald Fisher, biologist, geneticist and statistician

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“Without big data, you are blind and deaf in the middle of a freeway” Geoffrey Moore, management consultant and theorist

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This overview was put together by Bernard Marr, author of the book: Big Data: Using SMART Big Data, Analytics and Metrics To Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance Read Bernard’s blogs: LinkedIn Influencer Blog Connect with Bernard on: LinkedIn Twitter Advanced Performance Institute