International Business Machines Corp’s Big Data Push is Spot On

Like any new, cutting-edge technology, there is plenty of talk about the future impact of big data on companies big and small. As the world around us becomes even more “connected,” all those data sources — from smartphones to the Internet, and even our homes, cars, and cities via the Internet of Things (IoT) — are doing more than making our lives easier: they’re amassing unprecedented amounts of data.As business leaders are well aware, sound decisions are made based on information — which is where big data enters the picture. Collecting, analyzing and ultimately utilizing the vast amounts of information available — and we’re still in the early stages of big data — is obviously essential. According to a recent study from Gartner (NYSE:IT), business execs recognize that big data…


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