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One of the conclusions from a High-level Seminar = on Modernization of Statistical Production and Services (St. Petersburg= , Russian Federation, 3-5 October 2012) was:
"Big Data is an increa= sing challenge. The official statistical community needs to better understa= nd the issues, and develop new methods, tools and ideas to make effective u= se of Big Data sources. This includes closer integration with geographical = data and standards."
As a follow up activity, it was proposed that the High-Level Group for the Modernization of Statistical Production and= Services should provide "a document explaining the issues surrounding the use of =E2=80=9CBig D= ata=E2=80=9D in the official statistics community".
A paper that aims to address this requirement has been produced by a gro= up of leading international experts under the supervision of the High-Level Group.<= /p>