Big Data and Analytics
is Increasingly a Game of Inches

Big Data and analytics is increasingly a game of inches - a bit more investment and differentiation will yield massive paybacks. IDC research shows that cognitive systems will be a major disruption and will significantly impact businesses, healthcare, work, society and economies.

IDC’s holistic, global view of Big Data and analytics includes engagement with hundreds of end users, vendors, consultants and academics through surveys, conferences, and interviews. Our industry-leading analysts help organizations understand how to unlock the value of Big Data to accelerate innovation, drive optimization, and improve compliance.

IDC Predicts...

By 2020, 50% of all business analytics software will incorporate prescriptive analytics built on cognitive computing technology

By 2020, the amount of high-value data worth analyzing will double and 60% of information delivered to decision makers will be actionable