As “big data” gathers strength across the globe, impacting nearly every business sector, librarians are well positioned to be at the leading edge of the storm front. Are you ready? Are you prepared for what’s next in the transformation of the Library profession? “Chief Data Analytics Officer”?
Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.