Lack of data standardisation impacting big data investments in healthcare

If, undoubtedly, big data presents for instance, an opportunity for retailers to leverage customer data and buying patterns to maximise revenues; one can on contrary observe that, lack of data standardisation has inhibited big data investments in healthcare.

However, legacy modernisation efforts have paid off for the public sector and investments are ramping up. ‘’This enables the government to operate at a higher potential, thereby enhancing service delivery to citizens" says IDC industry analyst, Jaideep Thyagarajan.