Executive Summary

Working with big data

By Sara Royster

This article delves into the arrival of big data in the world; describing both what it is and the many facets that will make up big data. These facets include: working with the data, challenges from big data, and preparing to work with big data.

What Is Big Data

Structured data

Unstructured data

Working with Big Data

Workers Who Use Big Data

Big Data by Field

Employment, wages, and outlook

Challenges Presented By Big Data

Preparing to Work with Big Data

Education and training