An estimated 80% of enterprise-relevant information resides in text and unstructured forms. Text analytics transforms text into data for BI, data mining, and predictive analytics. This paper reviews business benefits and technical challenges related to taming text. It also introduces text technologies and surveys noteworthy business applications.
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