53 Analytics-Focused Companies Created in MA since 2013
200 New Big Data Projects in MA receive Federal Funding
BIG DATA IN MASSACHUSETTS IS BIG NEWS.
In his article in GCN, Derek Major extolls the astounding progress of what he calls Massachusetts' big data ecosystem.
The report about big data in Massachusetts to which he refers is well worth the read. It points out that there has been a 46% increase in patents in big data-related categories between 2010 and 2014; more than 6000 students have graduated with degrees from 70 plus data science programs in Massachusetts since 2013 alone, and we're only getting started.
The figures are staggering, and thrilling.