Scientific research has reaped the rewards offered by big data technologies. New insights have been discovered in a wide range of disciplines thanks to the collection, analysis and visualization of large data sets. In a recent series of articles, insideBigData examined some of the noteworthy benefits researchers are realizing when adopting big data technologies.
The results of big data adoption have been impressive. Just a few examples of how big data is being employed across a variety of disciplines include:
Data has afforded researchers tremendous opportunities. Researchers are collaborating across companies, disciplines and even continents in manners never before available to them. As with any rapid adoption of technology, some difficulties are to be expected. However, the benefits offered by big data far outweigh any potential issues.
Big data has already ushered in exciting scientific advancements across a myriad of disciplines. The benefits for researchers – and society – are just beginning.
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