Big Data is coming of age – very quickly. With a host of new analytical tools and capabilities, big data capability has become available to nearly anyone.
Just like the transformation of the mainframe nearly 50 years ago into the PC, big data and its analytical (predictive) power provides easy-to-use tools to tackle a wide variety of scientific and business problems.
“Individuals who have a little imagination, some basic computer science skills and a lot of business acumen can now do more with their data”
Thanks to Derrick Harris and GigaOm