A model for embracing the machine age
The evolution of information architecture
We live in a hyper-connected society. Already over half of the world’s population has a smartphone and in some countries people now spend more time online each day than they do sleeping. Meanwhile the growth of satellites, sensors, the internet of things (IoT) and the emergence of self-driving cars means that soon almost everything going on in the world at any particular moment will be captured and analyzed.
This paper explains why the traditional application-centric approach to IT is the perfect road to extinction and why businesses must rethink their entire IT architecture. After all, the pioneers of Big Data didn’t need to merge big data technologies with traditional IT infrastructures – they built their businesses around data from the beginning…