The advancement of technology over the years is contributing greatly in data management. The technological advancements over the years have greatly contributed in data management. Majority of the people in the society have adopted the use of technologies to store large volumes of data which they may wish to retrieve in near future. Data management and storage is a very crucial component in the management of the institutions and companies which depend on data for their daily operations. The people in the modern society should ensure that they have the adequate knowledge on how data collection is done and how the data which has been collected is used. Having the knowledge of how data is collected and used is very essential to the people because it will help them to be prepared on how to live a life of tomorrow which will be characterized by great advancements in the technological knowhow.
Big data has been used in the healthcare in order to ensure that profits are maximized while at the same time cutting costs in the medical treatment. The healthcare data has enabled the people in the society to predict the occurrence of epidemics. This knowledge is very crucial for the people in the society because it helps people to have an improved quality life, avoid diseases which are preventable and also cure diseases. The collection of data from patients is very important because it presents an opportunity for the medical professionals to get early signs of diseases.
In grocery shopping data collection and use has also been widely used. A quintessential example is the Kroger Company which is using large data in order to customize the experience of its customers. There is exchange of information between the company and the customers in the Kroger Company. The Kroger Company ensures that it send the relevant coupons with the customers based on an algorithm which has over 800 factors.
The adoption and the use of big data has also been in the education sector. The main aim of ensuring that education system uses big data is to ensure that there are improved students results at any given period of time. The students’ progress has been gauged by the grade they get in examinations. With the documentation of big data students can now be documented how many questions they answer at a given time, how long it takes a student to answer a question among other things. This data on the students involvement in asking and answering questions can be analyzed in future to gauge the progress of students in studies.