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The Growing Value of Data – Oliver Albers, Nasdaq

“When I started in this business, data was very, very uncool. Trust me.” 

Data is not uncool any longer. Consider that every minute there are more than 12 million texts sent and more than 4.3 million YouTube videos watched. It is estimated that humanity’s accumulated digital data haul will be more than 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020.  There is even a band called Big Data. 

In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s New York event, Nasdaq’s Oliver Albers, senior vice president and head of strategic partnerships for global information services, talks about the value to be had in the ever-growing data economy. 

Produced by Mike Forrester

 

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