Big Data Use Cases

Big Data Use Cases. Erman Akdogan

Big Data Use Cases.

You can download the original mindmap file at or libraries.

Big data is the term for a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications. It has been the buzzword of the last couple years, and many businesses today want to “Get Started with Big Data”. 

When I start discussing with clients what they want to do with big data, more often than not I get puzzled looks. It is important to have the preparedness to “get started with big data” by having:

  • Pinpointed a line of business in the company to get started with the use cases
  • Identified use cases that serves a true business needs within that line of business
  • Verified that there’s indeed large amounts of meaningful data available to support the use cases

This is a compilation of sample big data use cases in the form of a mindmap. The original mindmap could be downloaded from Xmind or biggerplate mindmap libraries.

Erman Akdogan