The White House is announcing a $200M R&D program for developing technologies that can aid...

|By:, SA News Editor

The White House is announcing a $200M R&D program for developing technologies that can aid "big data" analytics projects. The initiative comes as IDC forecasts massive growth in big data spending, and tech giants such as IBM, EMC, ORCL, and SAP work to strengthen their exposure to the space. An NYT article recently examined some of the real-life insights turned up by big data projects.