There are some exciting developments for business leaders interested in improving data capabilities.
IBM has launched â€˜Smarter Storage' a hardware and software offering aimed at businesses managing big data. The company says the system will offer a more intelligent approach to storage and the system is self-optimising and cloud agile.
Meanwhile, HP has also improved its big data solution. Called the Information Optimization Solution, it again offers businesses the opportunity to track data from many different sources and environments.
According to research conducted on behalf of HP, only 2% of business and technology executives said the data information systems in their organizations can deliver the data needed, at the time needed, every time it is needed.
What do you think? How important is it for business to get a handle on big data? What opportunities are businesses missing if they don't harness it's potential?