Data on Big Data
JULY 18, 2012
To put things in perspective, the entire works of William Shakespeare (in text form) represent about 5 MB of data. Recent estimates from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics project a 22 percent increase in demand for professionals with management analysis skills between now and 2020. Despite high unemployment rates, a lack of skilled workers means many vacancies remain unfilled. 340,000: Projected number of people working specifically on big data in 2018 ( McKinsey ).