Canadian large and midmarket organizations' use of Big Data is expected to nearly double through 2016. One in six organizations is at a basic level of Big Data maturity today, while one in three organizations says it will be starting the first Big Data projects in just 12 months. Canadian finance and public sector services lead the way. This IDC presentation reviews the state of Big Data projects and intentions in Canada. It is based on survey research collected across several studies throughout 2015.
"Big Data and Analytics hits its stride in Canada through 2016 as organizations apply machine learning, natural language processing, and analysis tools to a wide variety of data sources. They do this to solve very specific problems for the most part, while an elite few work on game-chancing initiatives," says David Senf, program VP, Infrastructure Solutions.