Tech Trends –
Data Data Everywhere, Would you like a drink?
Data proliferation! Yep and proliferation of articles on what to do with it … Here’s one simply celebrating some cool data solution companies! – Great companies we are recruiting for!
Depending on what data gets served up to you, you may find that IDC predicts at our current rate of doubling information every 1.5 years that we will generate 40 zettabytes (ZB) of data by 2020. Of perhaps your first SERP will lead you to an article with Gartner’s prediction that enterprise data will grow 650 percent in the next five years. Check out the fun real-time graphic data counter from mapr (above).
Eighty percent of data is unstructured, but even structured data can be overwhelming at this growth rate. We are all bombarded by more and more options of client, lead, purchasing, website, population, and other data to track, analyze, summarize, and act upon (so long as paralysis hasn’t set in due to information overload).