Let’s start with some persuading facts.
The nature and volume of data being produced in today's world is rapidly changing the way we live. These are some interesting facts about data and quotes from smart people living the data way of life.
Or, to add one of our own, "it's the data way or the highway".
“The world is one big data problem.”
“Without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.”
Geoffrey Moore, author and consultant
“Data is the new science. Big data holds the answers.”
Pat Gelsinger, EMC
Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past 2 years.
The amount of data we produce doubles almost every year
Every two days we create as much information as we did from the beginning of time until 2003
The Internet of Things will cause the amount of connected devices to triple between 2014 en 2020