Doug Austin, eDiscovery Today: Don’t Get Buried Alive This Halloween!


Extract from Doug Austin’s article “Don’t Get Buried Alive This Halloween!”

Sunday is Halloween and it’s a great time for a post with a scary theme. For those who read this blog, it may not be ghosts, goblins, werewolves, witches and zombies that are scary – it may be something even more real and terrifying:

The fear of being buried alive!

Buried alive by data, that is.

More Big Data Stats

Last year on this blog, I discussed the enormous growth of “Big data”, which is the term used to describe the large volume and variety of data – both structured and unstructured – that overloads a business on a day-to-day basis. I provided a few eye-opening stats then – but that was last year! Here are a few more stats to give you a sense of the magnitude of the “Big data” challenge within organizations:

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