There’s no denying it. Everywhere you turn there’s an article or news story about how data is growing and either will or won’t – depending on the source – change the future as we know it. While the context the information is presented in may differ, there’s usually one thing that all of these Big Data stories have in common: the numbers used to describe the magnitude of Big Data are pretty hard to relate to.


How much is a Zettabyte? How much data is actually created every year? How large is the deficit of data scientists needed to analyze all this big data?

Have no fear, that’s where I come in. Part of our mission at Sisense is to make data accessible to everyone, no matter your technical expertise so that you can make data-driven business decisions throughout your organization. So, let’s see if I can break down exactly how big Big Data actually is – in numbers that are a bit easier to digest.

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Jack Cieslak is a 10-year veteran of the tech world. He’s written for Amazon, CB Insights, and others, on topics ranging from ecommerce and VC investments to crazy product launches and top-secret startup projects.

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