Big data analytics has been in the forefront of providing insights and predictive power to businesses in recent times. Once an industry hype, it has become a critical need and requirement as more and more businesses realized that data and the related infrastructure, in all forms and sizes, is critical to making the best possible decisions. In 2017, we will be able to see continued growth of systems that support massive volumes of non-relational or unstructured data as well as move towards processing data in more real-time.
Data Governance and Data Quality will grow in importance as organizations bring on additional data sources into the decision making. These systems will evolve and mature to operate well inside of enterprise IT systems and standards. This will enable both business users and data scientists to fully realize the value of big data and move to Advanced Analytics. The top big-data trends include:
According to a recent predictions report, smart cities as planned by the government of India will use nearly 1.6 billion IOT connected devices by 2016, an increase of 39 per cent from 2015. Smart commercial buildings are predicted to be the highest user of IoT until 2017, followed by smart homes. Together these two categories will consume just over 1 billion connected devices by 2018. The Internet of Things has vast implications for government institutions from city hall to international governing bodies.