Big Data 4.0: The Era of Big Intelligence

Authors

  • Zhaohao Sun

    Department of Business Studies, PNG University of Technology, Lae 411, Papua New Guinea

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30564/jcsr.v6i1.6054
Received: 30 October 2023 | Revised: 8 December 2023 | Accepted: 11 December 2023 | Published Online: 4 January 2024

Abstract

Big data has had significant impacts on our lives, economies, academia and industries over the past decade. The current questions are: What is the future of big data? What era do we live in? This article addresses these questions by looking at meta as an operation and argues that we are living in the era of big intelligence through analyzing from meta (big data) to big intelligence. More specifically, this article will analyze big data from an evolutionary perspective. The article overviews data, information, knowledge, and intelligence (DIKI) and reveals their relationships. After analyzing meta as an operation, this article explores Meta (DIKE) and its relationship. It reveals 5 Bigs consisting of big data, big information, big knowledge, big intelligence and big analytics. Applying meta on 5 Bigs, this article infers that Big Data 4.0 = meta4 (big data) = big intelligence. This article analyzes how intelligent big analytics support big intelligence. The proposed approach in this research might facilitate the research and development of big data, big data analytics, business intelligence, artificial intelligence, and data science.

Keywords:

Big Data 4.0, Big analytics, Business intelligence, Artificial intelligence, Data science

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Sun, Z. (2024). Big Data 4.0: The Era of Big Intelligence. Journal of Computer Science Research, 6(1), 1–15. https://doi.org/10.30564/jcsr.v6i1.6054