As I’ve outlined in my previous posts, we are in the early stages of a digital enterprise transformation tsunami and data is the new currency. By 2020, IDC predicts 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created for every human being on the planet, every second. That’s more data than five times the print collection of the Library of Congress. Every. Year. Never has there been such a motherlode of data for businesses to use to better serve their users and be more efficient. It is a massive challenge for IT organizations to seize this opportunity and fundamentally transform how they manage data and deliver it as a service to their users. It’s a challenge companies in every industry face, but there are some notable differences in how quickly certain industries have embraced the transformation.
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