Big data plagued businesses in 2013. The IT community should expect no less in 2014, as businesses of all sizes face the challenges big data presents and seek out ways to manage data growth.

Many companies succeed in implementing a strong information management strategy that aides in processing all of this information, while others stumble with big data management. But how these businesses should be handling big data seems to change depending on the expert, creating confusion around what the best data management strategy may be. While the topic of big data has existed for many years, several myths continue to perpetuate and add to the already complex nature that surrounds it . Here we take a look at five myths about big data that I hope cease to exist as we move into the New Year.

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