6 Predictions For Big Data Analytics And Cognitive Computing In 2016

Dec 15, 2015


By Gil Press, Forbes

Here’s my summary of predictions for big data analytics and cognitive computing from the International Institute for Analytics (IIA), Forrester, IDC, and Gartner IT +0.00%.

Big data analytics will be embedded everywhere

IIA predicts that computing will become increasingly microservice-enabled, where everything – including analytics – will be connected via an API. IDC predicts that by 2020, 50% of all business analytics software will include prescriptive analytics built on cognitive computing functionality and that Cognitive Services will be embedded in new apps. Embedded data analytics will provide U.S. enterprises $60+ billion in annual savings by 2020.

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