White House Report – Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values

A report from the White House… “In January, you asked us to conduct a 90 – day study to examine how big data will transform the way we live and work and alter the relationships between government, citizens, businesses, and consumers. This review focuses on how the public and private sectors can maximize the benefits of big data while minimizing its risks. It also identifies opportunities for big data to grow our economy, improve health and education, and make our nation safer and more energy efficient. While big data unquestionably increases the potential of government power to accrue un-checked, it also hold within it solutions that can enhance accountability, privacy, and the rights of citizens. Properly implemented, big data will become an historic driver of progress, helping our nation perpetuate the civic and economic dynamism that has long been its hallmark… ” Enter the White house White Paper – Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values {PDF}

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The 85+ page PDF provides a detailed look at Big Data, data sources, management issues, policies, recommendations and more

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