Many organizations are facing challenges with the adoption of Big Data. In some cases, the challenges are technical – Do we have the right data? Which tools should be used? How can they be integrated into the existing architecture? In others, the challenges lie with the business – Do we need Big Data? How does Big Data fit with the overall corporate strategy? What resources should be allocated to Big Data? What skills and expertise are necessary? And in still others, it’s a combination of both – How can we help IT understand the business side of things?