Big Data Analytics: towards a European research agenda

Big data are blossoming together with the hope to harness the knowledge they hide to solve the key problems of society, business and science. However, turning an ocean of messy data into knowledge and wisdom is an extremely challenging task. In this paper we put forward our vision of Big Data Analytics in Europe, based on the fair use of big data with the development of associated policies and standards, as well as on empowering citizens, whose digital traces are recorded in the data. The first step towards such objective is the creation of a European ecosystem for Big Data Analytics-as-a-service, based on a Federated Trusted Open Analytical Platform for Knowledge Acceleration.

Read More