Normally, I steer clear of defining terms, primarily because of the term “exceptions”. There are exceptions to every rule so I don’t know that it helps to be too dogmatic. Here at CI, we spend a fair bit of time talking about data: enterprise and social, structured or unstructured that it occurred to us, “Hey, does anyone else know what we’re talking about?” So, I thought it might be worth spending a little time defining what we mean when we talk about unstructured text or enterprise data.
Many companies are awash, overwhelmed and inundated with data. The number of data sources is only equaled by the variety; from chat transcripts, to email, to Facebook and Twitter, organizations and individuals may be producing ... Read the article