By now, if you work in technology or big business (or just plain love learning about these two vibrant concepts), you’ll have heard of big data. Big data is found in just about all places, and pretty soon it very much will be. In fact, we wrote about some of the bigger feats in big data – a program that combines information from 20,000 sources, the Human Genome Project, and easy parking in LA – it’s all impressive (especially easy parking in LA)! The thing to notice about big data is that, on its own, big data achieves nothing. It needs to be paired with action. Which brings us to today’s topic: Actionable data analytics.