Big data strategies support customer segmentation, user trends, pricing analysis, campaign results and other critical marketing needs. The hot big data strategy right now? Streaming analytics.

Streaming data analytics is a big data strategy that shifts the focus from systems of record (e.g., “what were last quarter’s sales of Product X?”) to real-time insight and action (e.g., “what is an individual customer likely to buy, and what form of engagement will best influence their behavior?”). Streaming analytics has emerged as a simpler, lower-risk approach, with immediate and easily measured business results. It is also the foundation of real-time customer engagement, an increasingly strategic focus for many businesses.

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