Politics 11 September 2012 Webcast: How to mine the hidden fortune in Big Data Live at 1pm today. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML The hidden value of Big Data is staggering, yet only a small portion (16 per cent) of small businesses have plans to use it. Shehan Mohamed, an economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research, is joined by Richard Kellet, a director at SAS, to discuss how businesses can take advantage of it. Here is an extract from a blog post on Big Data from Shehan Mohammed: As the amount of data continues to grow exponentially, compounded by the internet, social media, cloud computing and mobile devices, it poses both a challenge and an opportunity for organisations – how to manage, analyse and make use of the ever-increasing amount of data being generated. And here's a brief how-to guide, live from 1pm: › Jenkins: “We have made some serious mistakes in the last few years” Sheenan Mohammed is an economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Jeremy Corbyn has found a vulnerable spot on Theresa May and trade Politicians are worried that their pensions are destroying the planet. Is yours? Nap Store: Where did all these new mattress start-ups come from?