The Big Data Opportunity for Asia Pacific

Recently, Microsoft hosted Kenneth Cukier in Singapore. Ken is the Business Correspondent with The Economist and co-author of a new book entitled: Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, which was launched in March 2013. Presenting on the ‘what’ rather than the ‘why’ of Big Data, there were many take-aways from the events I attended in Singapore. Before delving into Ken’s insights, there is no question that Big Data is on the horizon for the regions’ CIOs and business leaders, however there is also a lot of confusion around what it actually is. Donald...

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