These predictions were published by the International Institute for Analytics (IIA). They produced a nice infographics, featured below, and re-tweeted many times by various bloggers, using the hash tag #2015Analytics. Other interesting predictions include those by Tableau, those by Pivotal, as well as my own predictions.
Here are IIA's predictions for 2015, in plain text:
- Organizations will clarify CAO and CDO roles and how they fit into their overall staffing structure.
- Storytelling will be the hot new job in analytics.
- Ensemble methods for analytical models will grow in popularity.
- The application of analytics for holistic and integrated security breach prevention will be a top priority.
- We will see the emergence of "The Analytics of Things."
- Companies will double their investment in generating new and unique data.
- Hadoop will go mainstream.
- Privacy demands will spark tools and services that allow consumers to determine if and how their data is shared and at what price.
- Analytics, machine learning, and cognitive computing will increasingly take over the jobs of knowledge workers.
- Automated decision-making will come of age in 2015.
and in visual format (for 2015):
Their predictions for 2014, issued a year ago, are depicted below:
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