We are living in an age of information overload. In the perennial needle in a haystack analogy, the haystack is growing at a much larger rate than the needle. So how we are able to successfully look for the needles and glean out actionable insights has become extremely important. With that in mind, here are the trends I'm following, the predictions I am making, or if not a prediction, the inflection points I am paying attention to.
According to Gartner CIO Survey Business Analytics and Business Intelligence is the top priority for 2017. Recent technological advances in Analytics area are driving the innovation in the Companies and
Analytics is no longer treated as a separate entity from transactional systems. In-memory analytics is closing the gap between transactional and analytical systems. Because of Big data, predictive modeling is not just done using sample data but on huge volumes of data.