Big data is becoming an integral part of solving the world’s problems. It’s improving transportation and power consumption in cities, making our favorite social networks more efficient, and even preventing suicides.
But where does big data come from, and how can you take advantage of its power?
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This infographic from Kapow can help you understand the various sources of big data and how they differ, categorizing them as internal or external (or both), showing which have APIs, and measuring their velocity, variety and volume.
Give this infographic a look, and then get to work on figuring out how your company can harness the power of the world’s big data.
From Mashable by Taylor Casti, Image by Kevin Dooley