Entrepreneur
Data is the New Currency. Don’t Let It Slip Through Your Fingers
By Peter Daisyme
June 21, 2021

Jane Barratt of MX Technologies points out that the top 10 biggest companies in 2009 were primarily makers of products and services. In 2019, just ten short years later, the top 10 list was dominated by data mavens like Google, Facebook, and Tencent. Barratt clarifies that the “data-as-currency world” is still in its infancy, but there’s no doubt about the growing importance of data. Nowhere is this more true than with those who are gathering, consolidating, and analyzing that data.

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