In Pictures: 10 Big Data Trends Changing the Face ...
Machine Data and the Internet of Things Takes Center Stage
While sentiment analysis and crunching click-stream data is still an important thread in the big data world, machine data is taking on increasing importance, says Ron Bodkin, CEO and founder of Think Big, a big data consulting firm. From RFID tags and industrial equipment to jet engines and consumer electronics, the world around is generating ever increasing amounts of data. Companies are beginning to use that data to improve products, drive efficiencies, identify defects and enhance security.
In Pictures: 10 Big Data Trends Changing the Face of Business