Leveraging Big Data for Planning: Towards Open and Frugal Solutions


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You'll learn about:

  • The state of big data in planning.
  • The technical and social trends that are changing the landscape of large-scale data, analytics, and technical systems.
  • How open and frugal engineering approaches might provide opportunities to conduct data analytics.

This session will provide the audience with an overview of opportunities to leverage big data in various aspects of planning. The focus of the presentation will be on outlining how advances in technology and the democratization of technical knowledge opens up new modes of creating technical solutions. Today it is possible to design open and frugal technical solutions that can be employed for data analytics thereby lowering costs, increasing access, and engaging communities.