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Big Data And The Internet Of Things

25 February, 2014

Big Data And The Internet Of Things

Turning operational technology into information technology

There are various definitions of what big data represents. The 3Vs (velocity, variety and volume) is the best known, but while this describes the nature of the data it has little to say about why you should go to the trouble of processing it.

There is another more practical definition, which is very much tied in with the impending internet of things (IoT): turning operational technology into information technology.

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