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Big Data is the latest brain wave in the Information Biz.  The idea is to uncover latent value in the gazillions of petrabytes companies have been keeping in massive data storage centers because they can.  Gartner estimates by 2020 Big Data will be a $15 billion a year business, employing 1.5 million people.

And, by the way, nobody knows how to do it.

BUT!

It's going to be big.  Massive.  More than massive it's going to be biggity Big BIG!

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Mon Feb 18th, 2013 at 03:20:31 PM EST
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"From small data, big data grows."

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Mon Feb 18th, 2013 at 03:45:56 PM EST
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