Urenio Watch Watch: Collective Intelligence

Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?

BigDataBig Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion? is a report published by Federal Trade Commission on January 2016, based on the information collected during a public workshop which was held on September 2014.

According to this report, four discrete  phases can be identified during the transformation process of “little’ data to “big’ data: (1) collection; (2) compilation and consolidation; (3) analysis; and (4) use.

Using Crowdsourcing In Government

Using-Crowdsourcing-In-Government-1A new report by Professor Brabham, for IBM Center for The Business of Government, tries to categorize some of the new government crowdsourcing cases into a four-part, problem-based typology, encouraging government leaders and public administrators to consider these open problem-solving techniques as a way to engage the public and tackle difficult policy and administrative tasks more effectively and efficiently using online communities.