Big Data Technology in Manufacturing? It's On Its Way

By Kimberly Knickle – July 18, 2012
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IDC forecasts the Big Data technology and services market will grow to $16.9 billion in 2015 at a rate that's about seven times the overall information and communication technology (ICT) market. Spending those funds wisely is going to be very important to manufacturers, starting with identifying the right use cases for those investments. Yet we still find manufacturers not fully understanding big data and how big data technology is something new and of value to their businesses.


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Kimberly Knickle

Vice President, IT Priorities & StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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