What’s Coming Next in Big Data? Show Me the Money – Part 1
Every New Year, there is a rush of predictions for what will happen in the year to come. Vendors want to demonstrate their thought leadership, PR teams and journalists love the story angle, and IT executives are looking for insights on future directions. Nothing wrong with all that, but does it really give us a clear picture of what is to come in 2014?
I’m a big fan of “follow the money” investigation. Love and revenge may be great motives for crime, but pursuit of profit rules in more legitimate business transactions. So where do investors believe the Big Data market is going? Well a quick look at funding raised around the New Year may be a strong indicator.
Let’s take a bunch of recently announced deals, and see if there are any hints. To make it more fun, I’ll add in some relevant tidbits from our soon-to-be-published ESG 2014 IT Spending Intentions report.
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