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1

What are the two ways the data can be recieved?

Structured
Unstructured

2

What are the five main types of big data analytics?

-Data mining
-Predictive analytics
-Text analytics
-Voice analytics
-Statistical analytics

3

Describe Data mining

analysing data to identify patterns

4

Describe Predictive analytics

a type of data mining which aims to predict future events

5

Describe Text analytics

scanning text such as emails and word processing documents to extract useful information

6

Describe Voice analytics

scanning audio to extract useful information

7

Describe Statistical analytics

used to identify trends, correlations and changes in behaviour

8

What are the four dangers of big data analytics

-Cost
-Regulation
-Loss and theft of data
-Incorrect data (Veracity)

9

Describe the cost danger

It is expensive to establish the hardware and analytical software needed, though these costs are continually falling

10

Describe the Regulation danger

-Some countries worry about the amount of data being collected.

11

Describe the loss and theft danger

Civil action could take place on the company

12

Describe the incorrect data danger

This could lead to incorrect conclusions.