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Data, the most precious raw material in
the 21st century. By the year 2049 a $1,000 computer will
exceed the computational capabilities of the entire human species. Experts
forecast that raw data will grow 50% per month and almost 800% in the next 5
years. Data could equal 35 zettabytes by 2020. In fact, today there will
be more text messages sent today than there are people in the world.
Join the Big Data SIG and participate in the largest explosion of our
time – the explosion of big data and information. Webinars and
discussions will feature Futurists, Inventors, Academics, IT prodigies and the
everyday user sharing their thoughts, experience, ideas and predictions on:
and unstructured data – more than 85% of data today is unstructured. How
do we deal with the volume and the various devices?
and public data – who owns the data?
the organization and outside in the yet-to-be-explored and mined world of
social media. Each day, almost 300 billion emails are sent; 250 million
photos are uploaded onto Facebook and 97,000 tweets are made. How do we
deal with this volume of information and who’s mining it?
future of BYOD – but without the D.
Harnessing data and extracting its value
is a major challenge and priority for IT and businesses. But is big data
a big problem or a big opportunity? Join the Big Data SIG and get a 360
degree view on what is happening around the world in supply chains, social
media channels and private and public sectors.