Big data isn't just an abstract concept: it's the result of a growing online community that keeps adding data to the pile. The users who produce this data are real, and companies are increasingly looking to crunch their data trails and draw conclusion that will allow them to make better business decisions. But as this infographic from Domo shows, that's easier said than done; the amount of data generated every minute is huge, and it continues to grow.

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