Big Data Turns Government Challenges into Opportunities

by IBM

Aug 08, 2013

Download The sheer volume of data, the speed at which it is growing and the increasing variety of types of data have given rise to the term big data - data sets whose size or type is beyond the ability of traditional relational databases to capture, manage and process the data quickly and efficiently. Yet it's precisely this type of data that is so important to government today. Big data, mined and analyzed effectively, offers government opportunities to become more efficient, reduce or maintain costs, provide better services and increase responsiveness.