The Big Data and Analytics acceptance and usage have come a long way since it was first introduced. Over the last few years, we have seen a lot of industries adopt advanced analytics as a core part of their overall strategy. And this adoption has been across the board and not restricted to any particular function. Leaders are increasingly banking on analytics to help make decisions smartly and quickly. The job description of a data scientists has now expanded to include the understanding of the domain also.
In the Big Data and Analytics Trends Report 2016, we have highlighted the key trends that will shape 2016. In this third edition of our trend report, we see an increased demand for real-time analytics and the development of an ecosystem to support it. We also foresee analytics being handled by end users themselves in self-service mode. Expect more intelligence from the analytics toolset and use of rich data types.