With a name that, alone, suggests it’s something no enterprise should want to keep, Dark Data is often a misunderstood presence in company servers. In fact, despite its ominous name, it is actually a highly-valuable asset, and storing Dark Data and correctly mining it can provide huge benefits to businesses.
As any business in today’s digital, interconnected world knows, data is important. For most, it’s critical. Existing data is relied upon to run the company efficiently, whilst new data is generated at almost every instance. Indeed it’s this proliferation of data which has given rise to the term ‘dark data’, and is a subject which
Information may be the world’s new currency, but with this proliferation of information – both physical and digital – there comes an integrated and pressing problem for all companies, regardless of sector: Information Chaos, a term first coined by John Mancini, President of AIIM. The internet of things means that the volume and velocity of