The Internet of Things Poses Advances and Challenges for Big Data

December 29, 2015

With an estimated 4 billion consumer devices coming online or being “connected” by the end of next year, we are in for a revolution in marketing, big data, privacy, and security all because of “the Internet of Things” (or IoT). Gartner research estimates that 5.5 million devices will come online every day in 2016. Their new study predicts IoT numbers to reach 21 billion by the year 2020 when previous numbers indicated smaller numbers.