The era of big data is well underway in 2017. This presents a strong opportunity for you to capitalize on the growth in this sector of technology. Worldwide spending on big data is at an all-time, according to IDC, as multi-industry adoption of big data and business analytics continues to grow as a priority.
Big data represents an estimated $150.8 billion of the overall spend for Third Platform technology this year alone. This upward trend will continue over the coming years (to $203 billion in 2020), as more and more companies understand the short and long-term returns gained via business analytics.