Rise of the Digital Information Age

In 2002, digital data storage surpassed non-digital for the first time. By 2007, 94 percent of all information on the planet was in digital form. These were among the conclusions of researchers at the University of Southern California who tried to quantify the amount of data in the world.

The Rise of the Digital Information Age

Source: Researchers at the University of Southern California took four years — 1986, 1993, 2000 and 2007 — and extrapolated numbers from roughly 1,100 sources of information.
Credit: Todd Lindeman and Brian Vastag/ The Washington Post

See the related article at the Washington Post:

Exabytes: Documenting the ‘digital age’ and huge growth in computing capacity

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About Brian Greenberg

Brian Greenberg is a partner in the Chicago practice of Fortium Partners. He brings more than 25 years of progressive business and technology leadership to the firm as a CIO & CTO who has successfully captured the value and tamed the complexity associated with integrating IT capabilities into rapidly evolving business strategies. Greenberg has an exceptional record at companies in a wide range of industries, and he has led the kind of enterprise transformation initiatives and continuous improvements that have elevated efficiency, productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction to record levels. Brian is a frequent industry speaker presenting on topics from digital transformation, litigation readiness, technology leadership, and even using improv skills for effective communication.