By: Dinu Davis --
26 September, 2013
The amount of data generated in the Healthcare industry from different sources like Pharma R&D, physicians, retailers and patients has been increasing exponentially. The current Business Intelligence (BI) tool s handle data sources as isolated entities. Advent of big data technologies into analytics bring together these independent entities to provide meaningful insights at a portfolio level to help in strategic decision making. This article discusses the relevant IT Transformation required to enhance the existing BI practices to the new age Big Data analytics. The key focus will include shift in IT tools and the sourcing approach to enable this transformation.