Big Data and the use of data analytics now provide exciting new ways of working - harvesting better business intelligence and insights and enabling more targeted and earlier interventions.
It’s therefore no surprise that greater use of Big Data is one of the cross-cutting issues at the heart of Spending Review 2015 ‘to drive the next stage of efficiency and reform across government.’
This prompts the question, how can government realise the value of public sector data to support deficit reduction? And how does it manage the risks, particularly of data security, and so build the public’s trust in the use of Big Data?
Our Big Data, better public services Talking Points considers how the government and public sector can best realise the value of its data looking towards the 2015 Spending Review – and beyond.