Big Data Coimbatore was created to help demystify big data, explore interesting use cases in different industries, go over some opportunities in the market and share tools that are available for your big data projects. We'll also go over what are some opportunities that startups can tap into in this industry. Why should you care: Big data will drive $120 billion of IT spending in 2013, according to Gartner. 93% of businesses feel like they're losing money by not being able to use the information they're collecting.38% plan to, or are likely to implement big data projects over the next year. The amount of data is expected to increase by about 60% in 2013. We look forward to seeing you at one of our meetups!