30 Jul '17, 6pm

A different approach to Big Data #BigData

‘Big Data’ also featured in the ‘Eight Great Technologies’ speech made in 2013 by ex Industry minister David Willetts in which he outlined areas where Government investment could support the development of innovative technologies and strengthen the UK’s competitive advantage. Picking up on this theme, the Alan Turing Institute was founded in 2015, looking to research some of the big challenges in data science. So what is ‘Big Data’? “It’s a buzz phrase with lots of layers,” said Dr Anthony Lee, one of the Institute’s strategic programme directors. “It refers to the huge amount of data available as a result of data collection and digitalisation in all sectors. And everyone is recognising the importance of data to industry and the economy, amongst other things.” Why the focus on Big Data? “In some respects, Big Data has been around for a decade,” he said. “But lately, indust...

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