It's all about Data
Big Data, Fast Data, Smart Data, predictive and prescriptive analytics, machine learning, data visualization, NoSQL, Hadoop ecosystem, data pipelines, data security and privacy.
Over the last few years data engineering technologies and analytical tools have significantly matured and become available to a wider audience. This has led to a situation where more and more organizations have realized that their rapidly growing volume of data is what lays the foundation to their future success. Nevertheless we can say that we are just in the beginning of this long journey of maximizing potential value from the data. Constant rise of new technologies and analytical methods allow companies to gain a competitive advantage over those who are lagging behind.