Understanding new floods of data sources and how to manage them

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Brian Poore

Senior Consultant

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already had first-hand experience in how the COVID-19 pandemic has turbo-charged existing trends in technology and digital transformation.

That could be something as simple as the Zoom meeting you just finished from your kitchen, your business reinvesting in digital offerings, or even how entire industries are discovering a renewed commitment to digitising processes.

For technologists, the practical effects of these shifts have been two-fold. Firstly, it’s clear that almost everyone in the country has undergone a crash course in the importance of data and the all-too-real impacts of data-informed decisions. We’re all closely watching health, economic, and market data and understand better than ever the importance of its use.

The other effect is one of volume. With more people using digital solutions and recognising data’s potential, we’re generating – and trying to interpret – a whole lot more data.

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