Jan 23, 2012
Analysts seem to agree that the stars are aligning for Big Data. Nearly every end-of-year list of predictions for the direction of IT in 2012 includes Big Data.
James Kobielus, Forrester analyst, wrote on his blog that “Big data was inescapable in 2011. Without a doubt, it was the paramount banner story in data management, advanced analytics, and business intelligence (BI). The hype has been relentless, but it’s been driven by substantial innovations on many fronts.”