Big Data

Infographic: Big Data, Where Does it Come From?

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Big data is a frequently thrown-around buzzword, but it can be an extremely useful tool for government employees and agencies. 

Where does all of the data come from? The infographic below from Kapow explains the key sources of big data, what their volume, velocity and variety is, whether the data is structured or unstructured and whether it has application programming interfaces. That's a lot to take in, so check it out below: 

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