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What Happens to Big Data Projects  

Big data is fast gaining momentum, and so are the big data projects. Companies are increasing in size and ambition. However, the rising number of big data projects does not mean that they all succeed. Gartner estimates that the number of big data projects that fail is about 60 percent in 2016. In 2017, Gartner revised the number of big data projects that fail to be about 85 percent, which was even higher than the rate stated before. Nothing has changed since then. Even in 2021, the rate of failure still ranges at around 80 percent. Here are some of the reasons why big data projects fail.


Big Data as a Service is Gaining Value

According to reports, the global big data as a service (BDaaS) industry is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The sector was valued at $4.99 billion in 2018 but will likely reach more than$61 billion by 2026. This growth is attributed to the fast adoption of big data as a service in different industries. Other factors that are expected to drive the BDaaS industry are the rising demand for actionable insights and the increasing organizational data across businesses due to the digitization and automation of most business processes. Here are trends that you should expect in the BDaaS industry:


Big Data is making a Difference in Hospitals

While the coronavirus pandemic has left the world bleeding, it has also highlighted weaknesses in the global healthcare systems that were hidden before. It is evident from the response to the pandemic that there was no plan in place on how to treat an unknown infectious disease like Covid_19. Despite the challenges that the world is facing, there is hope in big data and big data analytics. Big data has changed how data management and analysis is carried out in healthcare. Healthcare data analytics is capable of reducing the costs of treatment and can also help in the prediction of epidemics’ outbreak, prevent diseases, and enhance the quality of life.


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