Five myths about big data, and five ways to unlock its value

In this paper SAS expose the five myths preventing the public sector embracing big data, and highlight the five key reasons it must overcome these barriers and unlock the value of information as soon as possible.

Government is in the enviable position of having lots of data about its citizens. But the current culture, systems and processes make it difficult to unlock the insight held within that data to better understand citizens, improve services and drive efficiency.

With the technology available – and affordable – to take advantage of big data, there are no excuses for the public sector to keep this valuable asset locked-up and underused.

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