When they were younger, my daughters would describe one of our favourite holiday destinations as a ‘long-short’ cottage. At first, this sounded like a beautifully childish paradox. But in the literal minds of children, it made perfect sense.
By 2025, 70% of organisations will shift their focus from ‘big’ to ‘small and wide’ data, according to predictions by technology research firm Gartner. The company believes this change will provide better operational data, more context for analytics, and make artificial intelligence (AI) less data hungry.
What’s remarkable about the recent spate of flight delays is not so much there are so many, but so few. Today’s travel networks rely on such close co-ordination it’s surprising the connections don’t break more often.