Cecilia Bouroncle: Exploiting the data opportunity in Scotland

CECILIA BOURNICLE 12:17 Thursday 01 October 2015 EVERY two days we create as much information as we did from the beginning of time until 2003, with all this data being created by citizens how can Scotland harness the opportunities these present? By 2020 IBM predicts there will be 44 times more data than what existed in 2009. Everything from the goods we buy, to the way we interact has been transformed by data.  Data science professionals earn on average £55,000, 31 per cent more than other IT professionals. Cecilia Bournicle A new wave of social media, mobile applications, sensor networks and machine-to-machine communications are creating vast amounts of data and this poses a significant challenge for those tasked with managing, securing, processing, and making sense of it all. But while…


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