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Data Digest: What IoT Will Affect, Data Breach Aftermath, and Big Problems with Big Data Analytics

How the huge increase in Internet-of-Things devices will impact the enterprise, plus what to do after a data breach and the big problems with big data analytics.

What the IoT will Truly Affect

The IoT, according to Gartner’s recent projections, will lead to 6.4 billion connected devices in 2016, a 30 percent increase -- and that is just in one year. This article forecasts how this huge increase in connections will affect the enterprise beyond the stress it will place on the core.


What to Do After a Data Breach
(Source: Information Age)

Depending on what study you read, 43 percent or up to 76 percent of all enterprises suffered a data breach in 2014. Although prevention is the best cure, it is almost inevitable your enterprise will be breached. This article explains what to do following a breach to minimize damages.


Big Data Analytics Still a Big Problem
(Source: CIO)

A recent study reviewed over 1,800 enterprises and found that only 4 percent were using big data analytics effectively. The majority (66 percent) said that their enterprise derived little to no use from big data analytics. This article reviews the study and offers tips for geting more from big data analytics.

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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