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The Uncharted Territory of Big Learning Data

Applying big data in the training and development field is a method that will soon make its mark on the industry.


Sun Dec 08 2013

The Uncharted Territory of Big Learning Data

Overall, we see big data as the ability to analyze, compare, and slice enormous streams of data—primarily byproducts of the digital age. Therefore, what makes big data "big" is a vast number of data elements across a volume of incidence. It opens the possibilities of understanding at a deeper level that, in most cases, can't be achieved otherwise. For example, it can give a historical analysis, such as why people voted a certain way at the polls. It also can provide a predictive framework, such as how to get more people to the polls.

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