As leading technologies gaze through their crystal balls to foresee trends in data, businesses need to keep their ears and eyes at the ready if  they're looking to maximize the value of all their data. 

This year was a good year for big data and trends are following as we rapidly move into 2017.

The need for unsung data hero's is becoming more of an essential need for business and we are seeing a rise in data science, data analyst and engineering roles.  Universities are accommodating for the rise of our machine loving super stars, helping to produce some of the hottest talent. 

Software has become more sophisticated and businesses are competing to become the creme of the data crop.  

But how do you ensure that your company's is Machine Learning ready?