- Published: Tuesday, 02 December 2014 14:22
- Written by Jason Nitz
By Jason Nitz, Fleet Management Superintendent at Newmont Boddington Gold
IN the future, people will look back at the last decade of the 20th century and the first decade of the 21st as being the genesis of ‘big data’. With the birth of the Internet, wireless networking, and the ever-decreasing cost of digital storage, capturing and storing huge amounts of data has become the rule rather than the exception. Along with the development of the Internet, IP networking has made even more data possible as devices never even dreamt of years ago can now be easily connected.