Big Data: Facing the Challenges of Information Overload

Mike O'Brien

It’s a true 21st Century expression, but information overload is now a global phenomenon with government agencies, corporations and even small businesses coming to terms with data of Herculean proportions. Google’s Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt recently said the world now creates the same amount of data in two days (five exabytes to be exact) than was created from the dawn of time to 2003. The complexities of Big Data form the focus of IDGA’s Big Data for Defense...
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