The world is awash in data.
CIBC, a Canadian bank, predicts that information-generation growth will increase 50 times over the next decade. IDC, a market research firm, similarly forecasts a 44-fold increase in data volumes between 2009 and 2020. Mobile is playing a large part in driving this explosion in data.
Apple upended the electronics business six years ago with the release of the iPhone. The iPhone ushered in an era when design, both of software and hardware, became the paramount concept in the tech world.
Could data be the paradigm that anchors the next revolution? Many think so.
In a recent report from BI Intelligence on Big Data and Mobile, we define big data, examine mobile’s connection to it, analyze its potential, practical applications, and pitfalls, look at how it’s collected, and answer some of the most frequently asked questions about big data and mobile.