Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice. CONTENIDO: Introduction -- Getting started with big data basics. Introducing big data for small businesses ; Digging into the essence of big data ; Identifying big data uses in small business -- Unpacking big data. Unpacking the many types of data ; Discovering new forms of data ; Understanding the technology changes that underpin big data -- Brave new world for small business. Focusing on the value of insights ; Developing and accessing big data competencies ; Building a big data infrastructure -- Show time! Making big data work for small business. Creating a big data strategy ; Applying data in your business : decision making ; Applying data in your business : operations ; Creating a big data culture in your business -- The part of tens. Ten biggest big data mistakes to avoid ; Ten free big data sources ; Ten key big data collection tools.