This infographic is a nice way for big data enthusiasts to understand how data is being used to solve some of the most pressing issues on the planet, as well as the benefits businesses gain from adapting to big data.
For those interested in how the UN is using Big Data, here’s a passage from their page: “the impetus for establishing Global Pulse [a UN initiative] was the realization that the same data, tools and analytics that power business can help speed up the public sector’s ability to understand where people are losing the fight against hunger, poverty and disease, and to plan or evaluate a response. Global Pulse is working to design an approach for harnessing big data and real-time analytics for monitoring development progress, emerging vulnerabilities and overall population well being of the populations the United Nations serves.” Read more on the UN’s Global Pulse here
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