Big data is a problem for organizations, more specifically, how they should handle it. The article states that in the beginning, the tools to analyze it were not adequate. Eventually the blame was shifted to business leaders. The issues with big data lead to IT professionals to look outside for help with analyzing data. The article states that the between 2016 to 2014, the number of outsourced data services will increase 30%.
Before outsourcing data analytics, I would worry about giving all of our company’s data to another company, especially if it contained any sensitive information. The service provider could easily pass on the data to a competitor. Like with any service provider, the analyzing company needs to be thoroughly examined before any work is to begin.