As we step into 2017, artificial intelligence/ machine learning, cloud adoption, demand for data scientists and the growing importance of the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to gain importance in the big data industry.

In conversation with ZDNet, Anand Venugopal, Product Head – StreamAnalytix shares his views on the competencies that companies will need to process streaming data and gain insight from IoT data.

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