The world of Big Data is expanding rapidly as a result of software and technology becoming so advanced it makes it easier for those that are not data scientists to manage and utilize the large amount of data that is out there.

The advent of social media, online retail and more are expanding our digital footprint, leading to an expected doubling of the digital universe every year, helping it reach a projected 40 trillion gigabytes by 2020 . As methods of collecting and computing Big Data continue to evolve and become more sophisticated, I’ve seen an increase in the impact Big Data has on our daily lives. It’s swept into every industry and has become a vital resource that affects the operation and innovation of many businesses.

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