ASK ANY BUSINESS owner, executive, professional, or entrepreneur the one ability they’d most like to possess if anything was possible and at least one response would surely be the ability to look into the future. While this obviously isn’t possible, we’ve attempted the next best thing by asking a group of analysts and researchers across numerous industries what technologies business owners, executives, and others should have on their radar in 2015 and why.
ANALYTICS AND BIG DATA
Analytics and big data were dominant business themes in 2014, and both promise tremendous potential. Dave Cullinane, Cloud Security Alliance board member, for example, says leveraging big data analysis can grant organizations incredible insights into their customers and markets. Conversely, there’s potential “to raise significant privacy issues as consumer-buying data, for example, is aggregated and analyzed,” he says.