Tips for managing big data

Monday - 5/21/2012, 4:13pm EDT

The amount of data in the world doubles every 18 months. Now, federal agencies are figuring out how to manage their portion of that big data. PC World says IT managers need to remember that useful information can come from anywhere, including sources that may have been pushed aside in the past. It also reminds organizations that hiring the right people is key to turning everyday data into usable knowledge.