Big Data In The Enterprise: 7 Shocking Truths

7. The Internet Of Things Is Here

The Internet of Things -- or the phenomenon through which objects are beginning to communicate with one another through embedded wireless sensors -- may seem like something out of a science fiction novel but, according to Cisco's survey, more organizations may be looking to embrace the trend than we think. A substantial amount of survey respondents -- about 73 percent -- said they expect their big data strategy to include data from digital sensors, meters, cars and other "smart devices."