Remember all the buzz around “Big Data” just 5 years ago? It was all the rage in the tech industry and you could barely read an industry article or interact with a tech vendor without a reference to “Big Data”.
That early hype eventually led to a maturing market and big data is now a proven reality with IDC forecasting sales to reach $187 billion by 2019. That’s quite a staggering amount especially when you compare it to Gartner’s estimate of the Business Intelligence and Analytics market being $16.9 billion in 2016.
Nowadays, there’s a whole new set of technology trends which are dominating the technology landscape similar to the way big data dominated things just a few years ago.