LinkedIn Influencer, Bernard Marr, published this post originally on LinkedIn.

'Big Data' is one of those topics we can’t escape - and with good reason.

With the increasing amount of data available to us today, understanding and leveraging big data has become more important than ever.

Among all the hype it is sometimes useful to step back and reflect on what exactly is Big Data, and how do we leverage it so that we can glean insights about business and society?

I have picked three slide decks that anyone interested in big data should read to make sense of it all.

Get your bearings with this great introduction to big data.

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