Friday, September 24, 2021

Will online games hold key to big data roadmap?

It’s a massive understatement to say that getting a handle on big data is not going to be child’s play to IT managers within the next three to five years.

However, industry leaders interviewed by TechRepublic.com are suggesting that the online gaming industry will provide IT with the key to understanding big data’s role in their company’s data centre and help them develop a roadmap for the big data process and tools.

Take Graphic Processing Units, for instance. GPUs help game developers create realistic environments and effects such as those experienced in the car chase and shooting mayhem of the Grand Theft Auto franchise, but the parallel processing of GPUs can also be used to collect and analyze data for call centres and companies trying to make sense of social media data.

RELATED CONTENT

Big data: Talk or action
How to exploit big data

With over US$100 billion in global annual revenues the video and online gaming industry is serious business and IT professionals in other industries looking to draw their organization’s big data map stand to score big if they start paying attention to this sector’s playbook.

Read the whole story here

Would you recommend this article?

Share

Thanks for taking the time to let us know what you think of this article!
We'd love to hear your opinion about this or any other story you read in our publication. Click this link to send me a note →

Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada

Related Tech News