BIG DATA AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT

| July 5, 2018

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Predictive Analytics and Big Data are currently two significant disruptive forces across the global economy, a trend which looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. Organisations that are sophisticated enough to leverage these tools are developing acute competitive advantages based on their nuanced insights and accurate forecasts. The implementation of a strategy incorporating Big Data or Predictive Analytics poses several technical challenges that need to be reviewed in detail to build out a suitable infrastructure to reliably grow and utilise the vast reserves of data required for actionable business insights.

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