With the emergence and rising applications of tech-based solutions and networking processes within organizations across all market sectors, enterprises today have to handle the storage and utilization of enormous amounts of data to ensure efficient operations. Therefore, by utilizing Big Data and its ability to analyze and interlink reservoirs of data, companies are trying to make well-informed decisions to shape a better future. This is resulting in an increased demand for self-service analytics platforms, data lakes, and other data-driven solutions offered by big data solution providers to enable faster and easier data exploration. Further, the meteoric rise in the adoption of Big Data in organizations has led to the mushrooming of Big Data consulting companies that help leaders and executives in integrating the most innovative technologies with their Big Data solutions in the best way possible.
The adoption of big data in IT, healthcare, telecom, banking, and firms from other industries is enabling real-time data processing and allowing the delivery of immediate solutions for the diverse industry-specific needs. Also, Big Data offers enterprises with the ability to predict customer needs and provide personalized interactions. On the other hand, consumer feedback analysis is also assisting companies to augment products and services based on customer-specific demands. Further, Big Data solution providers are aiding clients by providing analytics platforms that offer end-to-end data blending, real-time business and customer insights, and more, to drive the development of data-centric applications. In addition, products that leverage Big Data in conjunction with machine learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, and other innovative technologies are helping companies streamline operations, increase productivity, and maintain compliance with the ever-growing regulations on data.
Conversely, the heightened requirement for data analytics is also increasing challenges that revolve around data privacy, data security and data ownership in the European markets, due to the inadequate technical expertise of employees in organizations. To address this challenge and help companies overcome the hurdles in the implementation of Big Data within enterprise ecosystems, consulting companies offer their services and assist clients in realizing the benefits of leveraging Big Data in various processes.
A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the CIO Applications Europe editorial board has reviewed the top consulting/services companies in the Big Data domain. In our selection process, we looked at each of the vendor’s capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective and flexible consultation services in the Big Data landscape. The shortlisted companies are at the forefront of tackling the challenges associated with Big Data by catering to the needs of the enterprise buyers to analyze data, monitor digital assets, and optimize business outcomes.
We present to you CIO Applications Europe's "Top 10 Big Data Consulting/Services - 2019".