There are many small businesses out there who may feel that they are being left in the dust by all of these huge corporations using Big Data to get the upper hand. This does not need to be the case. Small companies can use Big Data even if they themselves are not generating it. There is so much data produced by consumers every day that is just sitting there waiting for the taking. Where would you find these reservoirs of data sets?
There is a huge pool of them out there, but here are just a few of the resources that could be tapped into to receive valuable data to benefit your business.
Google Finance offers a wide range of financial data on the stock market
BROAD Institute offers data sets relating to cancer
Amazon Web Services allows access to a variety of different data
Topsy is a great resource for social media data
To see a more comprehensive list of the data sets available to the public click here.
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