This is the public-access wiki space for UNECE work relating to Big Data. It contains information about ongoing UNECE-led activities in the area of Big Data, and links to other relevant resources and activities A separate wiki space exists for those working on the 2014 HLG project on Big Data in Official Statistics.
UNECE involvement in work relating to Big Data
Enhancement of the Big Data project inventory in collaboration with the United Nations Statistics Division and the HLG Modernisation Committee on Products and Sources: a new, more detailed questionnaire is under development with the aim of obtaining a more comprehensive picture of current and planned projects and facilitating exchange of knowledge and experience.
identify, examine and provide guidance for statistical organizations to act upon the main strategic and methodological issues that Big Data poses for the official statistics industry
demonstrate the feasibility of efficient production of both novel products and ‘mainstream’ official statistics using Big Data sources, and the possibility to replicate these approaches across different national contexts
facilitate the sharing across organizations of knowledge, expertise, tools and methods for the production of statistics using Big Data sources.