Big Data and Governance in the United Kingdom

Friday, 13 February 2015: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room LL21D (San Jose Convention Center)
Claire Craig, U.K. Government Office for Science, London, United Kingdom
The UK Government has identified big data as 1 of the ‘8 great technologies’ of the future, for its potential to drive research and development, increase productivity and innovation, and enable market-changing products and services. This talk will discuss how and why the UK Government is supporting big data and what potential this technology has for changing the way that government works.