In a modern economy, information should be the prime asset — the raw material of new products and services, smarter decisions, competitive advantage for companies, and greater growth and productivity.
- The data explosion is an enormous opportunity
- You need a different set of tools to make sense of large amounts of data
- You need tools to discover the right sources, track information, find patterns, mine information for actionable intelligence
- Resources for developers – Data APIs, Linked Open Data, Data Mining, Machine Learning,
- Resources for Researchers – Information Visualization and Analytics tools