Many large organisations are experimenting with Hadoop distributions on commodity hardware to test whether they can generate the kind of intelligence they might have enjoyed from data warehousing solutions on a far cheaper platform. But what are the use cases for this new technology? How does an IT department make a business case for experimenting with the platform? And where should they go for technical resources? iTnews presents a three-part series and interactive webinar to get you started. Sign up to iTnews' daily newsletter to find out how to get involved.