Potentially Disruptive Digital Trends: Will There Be Any Big Data without Artificial Intelligence?

The digital universe is expanding at a staggering rate. Right now, there are about 4.4 zettabytes of data on the internet. For reference, a zettabyte is equivalent to 1000⁷ bytes. According to the IDC, by 2020 there will be approximately 44 zettabytes of data. The increase is not only staggering but is scheduled to take place in a relatively short amount of time. Traditional means of handling digital information (i.e. human experts and specialized software), will no longer be enough. The next step in handling big data is through artificial intelligence. Strictly speaking, big data refers to the vast amounts of information a business receives on a daily basis. The data is collected from a variety of sources, ranging from online financial transactions to social media pages. As such, the…


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