Last Friday November 25 Barcelona City Hall & Esade held in Barcelona an event around the use and the governance of Data in Cities. Central to this event was the discussion of what cities have to do with data and how to approach the tsunami around Big Data, Data Analytics and Data Science that is shaking and transforming companies and organizations around the world. Only a few cities: New York, Seoul, Amsterdam, Helsinki, now Barcelona … are exploring this uncharted territory with a diversity of approaches.
Archivo del November, 2016
Can data analysis be sexy? You may not have previously thought that analysing data was remotely desirable, but think again, because according to Harvard Business Review: “Data Scientists hold the sexiest job of the 21st century”. Big Data is a current reality and the need for data scientists is huge. There is a world of data out there, but it’s what you do with it that counts. Read the rest of this entry »