IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 5, May 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Suzzie Adobea Apenteng
Big Data in recent years has become a major topic in the field of Information and Communication Technology. Big Data, which in simple words stands for massive/huge data, unmistakably means big opportunities when utilized in the right ways. Many countries in the developed regions have already begun intensive research on how best they can use Big Data as leverage in growing various sectors of their economy. Whiles most research about big data have been focused on the volume aspect of it, this paper focuses on the value aspect to the developing nations. Countries in the developing regions should not sit by and allow countries in the developed regions to take advantage of Big Data especially in this global economy. Big Data has come to stay hence the need for developing nations to tap into this buzz to bring about massive developments in these regions.