The recent white paper, "Agile and Big Data: Sprinting to Business Insight," reveals that the combination of agile and big data tools is helping businesses accelerate speed to insight. Still, many of these businesses are using cloud technologies to gain additional speed.

As agile teams build data products, they likely will need access to computing resources and storage that traditionally would take weeks or months to procure, configure, and install in the data center. The cloud eliminates this constraint, enabling teams to procure computing resources and storage in seconds - yet another way to get to the business of data discovery quickly. For organizations that don't want to risk putting production information in the cloud, considerable innovation work can still be done, leveraging the speed of the cloud infrastructure as well as the power of big data and agile.

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