No one denies the ability of big data (both structured and unstructured) to deliver insights to individuals, businesses and public service organizations. But who is responsible for making sense of the data, then providing the insights? You would be forgiven …

Three reasons to open up data to business users Read more »

The changing face of data keeps us on our toes. There’s one constant though – data’s getting bigger. And with that growth comes a corresponding need to harness its power. This realisation has long-since kicked in and the media’s awash with …

Data Share – A round-up of the wide web Read more »

Since the release of “The Lean Startup” there’s three letters that have been preached over and over… Minimum Viable Product. The over copied mantra of “what do you need to do to get this thing out of the door?”. And …

Focus on the MVDP – The Minimum Viable Data Product Read more »

Abstract: Organizing for big data and open data, in our highly digitized world, is a necessity. Extant literature focuses on open collaboration in the context of business ecosystems and science. However, little attention has been paid to the kind of …

Open data governance in a big data context: Evidence from the case of oceanography Read more »

GODAN will be participating actively in discussions at the AODC and will be leading the Agriculture and Nutrition Track on Saturday September 5. The conference represents a valuable opportunity for GODAN partners to shape the focus of our activities in …

Africa Open Data Conference (AODC), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, September 2 – 5 Read more »

The week of August 10, 2015 was quite an interesting week in public sector news, especially in regard to education. A story about child geniuses destined for careers in cybersecurity is particularly noteworthy. And a passionate argument about data in …

Public Sector News: Utilizing data and social media for public benefits Read more »

Expanding overseas to sell your goods and services can be daunting, with a seemingly limitless number of markets to target. Yet, just as Big Data is creating smarter healthcare solutions and predictive machines, trade data can be a powerful tool …

How to Use Data to Unlock Overseas Markets Read more »

(From left) Fusionex MD Ivan Teh; Teradata Malaysia country manager Craig Morrison; Teradata CTO Stephen Brobst; and MDeC director Dr Karl Ng. — DNA picKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — Although the interest level in big data is on the rise, many …

We should drop the term ‘big data’, experts suggest Read more »

The following list of collections of collections of Data Science and Big Data Analytics Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories is an updated version of a previous list posted here. The flood of articles, webinars, and conferences related to Big Data …

Meta Collection of Data Science and Big Data Analytics Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories Read more »