Read the end-of-chapter application case “Discovery Health Turns Big Data into Better Healthcare” at the end of Chapter 13 in the textbook, and answer the following questions.
- How big is big data for Discovery Health?
- What big data sources did Discovery Health use for their analytic solutions?
- What were the main data/analytics challenges Discovery Health was facing?
- What were the main solutions they have produced?
- What were the initial results/benefits, and what additional benefits do you think Discovery Health may realize from big data analytics in the future?