TECH SUPPLIER Sep 2022 - Market Presentation - Doc # US49689922
The Value of Data: Inflation — A Signal of Information Processing Bottleneck and Imminent Technological Breakthrough?
This IDC Market Presentation highlights the relationship between inflation and IDC data valuation research based on the model of growth as information flow. Citing economic data such as GDP, CPI, and energy consumption, we speculate that inflation can be understood as a macroeconomic signal of the relationship between information input and information processing in an economy. The model presented can be used as a tool to anticipate the next period of technological breakthrough for data processing.