Big Data is Leading Pharma Manufacturing to Greater Maturity
Today, huge amounts of information are
continuously being generated and stored
in many different systems: external and
internal hard drives, virtual disks, network
storage systems, pen drives, e-drives, etc.
In addition, social networks, multimedia
platforms, and Internet of Things (IoT)
technology contribute increasingly greater
bytes of data. In fact, 2016 saw about 2.5
trillion (2.5×1018) bytes of data created
each month (1).
This enormous amount
of electronic information, commonly referred to as “big data,” is directly related to
two factors: (1) the ease in which data can
be stored, and (2) the ability to connect to