The 21st century will be the century of data, the new resource to boost the economy, as finance did in the 1900s. Gathering and using data is transforming our lives whether we are at home, travelling, shopping or even receiving healthcare. It is helping us to control our heating bills, receive more relevant online promotions and ensures our cars are kept on the road, with proactive monitoring of components before they fail.
But as the mass of data we’re creating continues to grow, is it at risk of overwhelming businesses or can we use it to our advantage to create meaningful insights? And, as concerns over data privacy increase, should we really be sharing so much of our personal information with organisations?
How much data am I generating?
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