Gartner identified the major trends which will impact information infrastructures in 2013. Included are Big Data, the role of the “Chief Data Officer,” and NoSQL DBMSS:
Information is one of the four powerful forces changing the way business is done,” said Regina Casonato, Managing VP at Gartner. “Significant innovation continues in the field of information management (IM) technologies and practices driven by the volume, velocity and variety of information, and the huge amount of value — and potential liability — locked inside all this ungoverned and underused information.
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