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Future of Data

Mar, 2019

Is data the new oil? Will Facebook ever fully recover public trust? Is there a need for data scientists any more? The Future of Data special report, published in The Times, explores what the future looks like for the business’s most valuable commodity. It covers the new discipline of “infonomics”, which is helping teach business leaders how to handle corporate intelligence, as well as the ways in which artificial intelligence (AI) can help companies wring insights from their unstructured data. It also features an examination of the ethical and legal quandaries resulting from police use of analytics and an infographic highlighting the volume of data generated in a single day


The exponential growth of data is undisputed, but the numbers behind this explosion - fuelled by IoT and the use of connected devices - are hard to comprehend, particularly when looked at in the context of one day.