To effectively oversee your company's big data, your first steps are knowing what types of big data exist and then determining how to handle key areas, such as metadata, privacy, and data quality.
by Sunil Soares
This article is excerpted from Big Data Governance: An Emerging Imperative.
There are five different types of big data, and seven information governance disciplines. This chapter provides a framework so that organizations can tailor their governance programs by big data type, information governance discipline, industry, and function.