Interesting piece not just on the projections for data growth, but also intersections with IoT and enterprise architecture. Recommended reading.
To put it another way, and according to IBM we are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. That’s 2.5 billion gigabytes per day.
Where is it coming from? Mostly from the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and the “Internet of People” (IoP). Sensors and smartphones. Some people now just talk about the “Internet of Everything” (IoE).
This is a great blog post from back in February. The challenges and opportunities associated with all the data businesses are collecting have been written about a lot. This article, however, suggests some pragmatic policy and procedural steps enterprises can take to stay on the “right side” of how to use the ever-increasing mountains of consumer, employee and machine data.