10 ways big data changes everything May 9, 2012Posted by Edwin Ritter in Cloud Computing, E-Commerce, SEO, Trends.
Tags: analytics, big data, data mining, internet, metrics, SEO, Social Media, Trends, web metrics
As 2012 reaches the half way mark, here is a post on one of this years’ hot topics. This is the first of three.
What is big data? How big is big? Think Yottabytes. So much data is now collected that 90% of the online data was created in just the last two years. Simply stated, everything you do on the web is tracked and creates data. It is then stored, sliced, diced and analyzed. The growth in data is due to proliferation of smart phones and tablets, lower storage costs and improved analytical tools. This article reveals 10 ways in which big data will have an impact.