How Africa can realise the potential of Big Data

PUBLISHED: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:44:34 GMT


The digital universe is doubling in size every year. By 2020 it is estimated that the digital universe, the data we create and copy annually, will reach 44 zettabytes, that’s 44 trillion gigabytes. Is Africa harnessing the potential of Big Data? CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Michael Meadon who leads Market Development for Thomson Reuters’ enterprise big data and governance, risk and compliance.