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The big data software market is in the final stages of what research firm Gartner identifies as a multi-year shift from IT-led, system-of-record reporting systems to business-led, self-service analytics. We're seeing a new generation of business intelligence and analytics platforms emerge to meet the new organizational requirements for accessibility, agility and deeper analytical insight.
The new technologies are spurring rapid growth in the big data arena: IDC forecasts that worldwide sales of big data and business analytics applications, tools and services will grow from $122 billion in 2015 to more than $187 billion in 2019 – an increase of more than 50 percent.
Here are 10 big data products that caught our attention in 2016.