With the rapid development of the Internet and information technology during the past few decades, the word “big data” has been attached to great importance. Meanwhile, an increasing number of countries and companies have recognized the significance of big data technology, and regarded it as a top priority from the strategic perspective.
In the Guiyang International Industry Summit held in May 2015, it was revealed that China is developing its national strategies and action plans by utilizing big data technology. On July 1, the General Office of the State Council issued a guidance on “Use of big data to improve public service and strengthen market supervision”. The guidance calls for an expansion big data” application at the government level, which keeps up with the trend of the big data era. However, in the face of this huge opportunities in the big data industry, it is important to recognize what kind of impact big data may leave and how can we make the best use of the big data technology. For this reason, DRC interviewed Randy Shumway, the CEO of Cicero Group.