Big data and analytics have become the backbone of business. But will that spine grow and mature, or will it morph the shape of business—again? Here is a look at the year ahead..
It wasn’t so long ago that big data was a shiny new phenomenon promising a take-no-prisoners business takeover. Now that data and analytics are vital to business and deeply entrenched, the question is whether the technology will grow and mature in 2019, be replaced by something else, or continue to reshape businesses in new and interesting ways.