We have “Big Data”, but do we know what to do with it?
… How to move from pilot projects to large-scale initiatives is one of the challenges addressed by the II World Data Forum of the UN , which … brings together more than 2,000 data specialists from the public sector, private, academic and civil society in Dubai. … The co-founder of the Governance Laboratory (GovLab) of the New York University [Tandon School of Engineering], Stefaan Verhulst ... calls for the incorporation of big data coordinator in the companies. “One of the reasons why it is difficult to work with the private sector is because we do not know which interlocutor to address. For public-private agreements on big data to become widespread, this figure should be institutionalized in companies.”