With the rise of smartphones, consumers are increasingly hungry for data-intensive apps and services. How powerful is this shift, and how will mobile providers cope with these new devices and usage habits? Vistapointe Inc has created this infographic to highlight some of the alarming trends in mobile data and put them into perspective. Sometimes, large numbers are best expressed visually to provide a sense of scale.
Since the beginning of time up until 2003, humans generated five billion gigabytes worth of data. Today, we generate that amount of data in just two days! Not only do we generate a lot of data, it varies between generations. This infographic presented by Wikibon takes a look at data footprints by generation.
This infographic from Statistical Fiction showcases and compares the history of data Storage and Star Trek’s Lt. Commander Data.
Mobile phones, tablets and wireless data cards are almost ubiquitous parts of a modern company’s work arsenal. Many companies though aren’t paying close attention to how their employees are using their company-issued devices, data and minutes. The following infographic looks into some of the dirty little secrets of Enterprise Mobility Management.
Everyone has heard the dreaded word, ‘overages’. If you aren’t careful with your data usage you may get a surprise in the mail at the end of the month. A contributing factor to this, aside from just not watching how much data you’re using, is understanding the concept of a gigabyte (GB).
From the page: With the majority of mid-sized businesses either already using cloud-based technologies or planning to make the move soon IT spending on cloud computing has grown by 25% in the last 5 years. With both the businesses using and the business creating cloud computing technology increases investment in just that there’s no reason to think it will do anything but grow.
Monsters like King Kong are greatly beneficial to have if they are tame and on your side. Big data is the same way because of the benefits of working with larger and larger data sets allowing analysts to spot business and social trends prevent diseases, combat crime and much more. So big data is a great thing to have at your disposal because of all it benefits. The big question who will benefit the most – people or companies.
This new infographic from Bit9 explains the real life issues with securing a company’s technology and intellectual property. Have a look to find out who you should be looking out for and how to best protect yourself.
The production of data is expanding at an astonishing pace – from the amount of data being produced to the way in which it’s structured and used. This trend, generally referred to as “big data,” presents enormous challenges, but it also presents incredible opportunities. This infographic from CSC will help you to visualize some of the latest trends.
This infographic from Wikibon explores the varying and changing roles of the Chief Information Officer. The prominence of the CIO position has risen greatly as information technology has become an increasingly important aspect of the modern organization.
Look all around you – the quantity of information in the world is soaring. Mankind created approximately 150 exabytes (billion gigabytes) of data in 2005. In 2010 they created a whopping 1,200 exabytes. Merely keeping up with this flood, and storing the bits that might be useful, is difficult enough. Analyzing it, to spot patterns and extract useful information, is harder still. It has great potential for good—as long as consumers, companies and governments make the right choices about when to restrict the flow of data, and when to encourage it.
The economy is in distress and Consumerville needs a hero. This new infographic from Wikibon tells the tale of flash memory as if it were straight from a comic book.
150 years ago, the first transcontinental telegraph was sent, forever transforming how data was communicated. This shift away from physical delivery began the data revolution. Fast forward to 2011 and we now have applications, social networks, file sharing, teleconferencing, music, videos, customer data, and business insights – all hosted in the cloud.