Ashford University Benefits Related To Unstructured Data Discussion

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Part One (Benefits Related to Unstructured Data [WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 1, 2] )

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the articles Making Big Data Actionable for Fleets (Links to an external site.),How to Use Visualization Tools to Derive Data Intelligence from Unstructured Data, and Solving the Unstructured Data Challenge (Links to an external site.).

In your initial post, choose at least two unstructured data sources and compare the differences between these sources. Explain how these differences may impact the ability of an organization to leverage the data appropriately. Explain how some data is not suited to visualization, and provide an example to support your explanation.

Your initial post should be a minimum of 150 words.

Part two (Sources of Data [WLOs: 1, 2, 3] [CLOs: 2])

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read the following sections From Data to Action: A Harvard Business Review Insight Center Report (Links to an external site.): 1: You’ve Got the Information, But What Does It Mean?, 18: Does Your Company Actually Need Data Visualization?, and 34: How to Get More Value Out of Your Data Analysts. In addition, read The Internet of Things and Big Data: Unlocking the Power (Links to an external site.) and Research: 30 Percent of Organizations Collecting Big Data Online Sources (Links to an external site.).

In your initial post,

  • Provide two examples of different industries that collect big data via the Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
    • Describe how these industries gather this data and explain how they use it.
    • Compare the various sources from which these industries collect their data.
  • Provide a minimum of two examples of opportunities big data provides for business.
    • Explain how these big data opportunities can increase business profitability.
  • Provide a brief description regarding your experience with anything related to the IoT and big data. (For example, social media applications, sensors that collect data, remote devices that control security or A/C systems in homes or businesses, etc.).
    • Explain how this IoT experience with big data impacts you and/or your place of work.

Your initial post should be a minimum of 500 words.

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Benefits Related To Unstructured Data
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Part One
Benefits of Unstructured Data
Unstructured data denotes information that is not organized in line with a pre-set data
schema model, and thus cannot be kept within a customary relational database. Multimedia and
text are two common kinds of unstructured content. Lots of business files are unstructured, as are
videos, email messages, webpages, photos, and audio files. Externally, unstructured data is
employed to monitor and account on movements of consignments and assets using sensors, to
observe school campuses using security cameras, and to exchange photos, videos, audio
transmissions, images, etc. with dealers and other business associates. The unstructured data is
beneficial to an organization because it helps an entity improve their customer experience.
Through unstructured data the organization understands issues like trends and opinions from
specific brands (Business insight global, 2020). Structured data provide businesses with fast and

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