SINGAPORE (VNS) — Information will become the new natural resource for the 21st century, IBM's chairwoman, president and CEO, said at the company's global conference, InterConnect 2013, which kicked off on Wednesday in Singapore.
At the opening general session of the three-day conference, Ginny Rometty said that 90 per cent of all data available today had been created in the last two years.
Data has become the new basis for competitive advantages in every industry and constitutes a vast new natural resource.
The conference has attracted 2,500 attendees including clients, business partners, analysts and information technology leaders from 50 countries and territories in the world, including Viet Nam.
With the theme of "A New Era of Smart," the conference is a chance for IT leaders to gain insight into best practices in the biggest trends in business today, including cloud computing, mobile, and social and big data. — VNS