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Information management index
Percentage of corporations that say they cannot deliver the right information, at the right time, to support enterprise outcomes all of the time.1
More than $10B
Spending on big data technologies and services in 2013, on the way to more than $20 billion in 2016.2
Percentage of packaged analytic applications with advanced analytics that will come embedded with Hadoop by 2015.3
2“IDC Predictions 2013: Competing on the 3rd Platform,” IDC, November 2012
3“Predicts 2013: Business Intelligence and Analytics Need to Scale Up to Support Explosive Growth in Data Sources,” Gartner Inc., December 2012
Q: Where’s the real value in sensor data?
A: The real value of this data is presented when you start marrying it with other data sets, like complementary sensors, corporate data, and external feeds. … Think about it: [Your doctor] can learn a lot just by taking your blood pressure. However, when you tie it to other measures like your weight and your blood work, they can get a much better picture of your health. … When you can compare auto sensor data to weather data and traffic patterns, you can see how those various factors affect accidents.
—John Harmann, principal, BI Solutions, CBIG Consulting, during Vertica’s sensor data / Internet of Things webinar