Endless media releases extol the virtues of big data. Business and government are meant to embrace it. But exactly what is big data? Is it as useful as we’re told and will it really govern our future?
Kate Crawford, Visiting Professor at the MIT Centre for Civic Media and Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research.
Robert Hillard, Partner at Deloitte Enterprise Information Management, National Leader of Technology Consulting & author of the ‘Information Driven Business’.
Paul Cooper, Director of Emerging Solutions, SMS Management & Technology.
Dr Ian Opperman, Director, Digital Productivity and Services Flagship at the CSIRO.
Harvard Business Review article on ‘the hidden biases in big data’ (http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/04/the_hidden_biases_in_big_data.html)
Kate Crawford’s website (http://www.katecrawford.net/)
Australian Information Industry Association’s Big Data Summit (http://www.aiia.com.au/?page=BigDataSummit)
Robert Hillard’s Profile (http://www.deloitte.com/view/en_AU/au/services/consulting/f4c117077fbd2310VgnVCM1000001a56f00aRCRD.htm)
Paul Cooper’s SMS Management & Technology Blog (http://www.smsmt.com/Social/Blog/Paul-Cooper)
Ian Opperman’s profile (http://www.csiro.au/en/Outcomes/ICT-and-Services/IanOppermann.aspx)
Australian Government Big Data Strategy Issues Paper (http://agimo.gov.au/2013/04/18/response-to-big-data-strategy-issues-paper/)