Data and statistics have been gaining increased attention at the global level. One of the main discussions right now surrounds the value and use of data.
Six months into 2017, the digital weather remains unsettled. Various crises brought occasional storms. Internet growth and innovation triggered a few sunny spells.
In the coming years, increasingly sophisticated big data analytics techniques will enable advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and automation technologies.
Big data is high-volume, high-velocity, high-variety, and high-veracity data generated by digital devices. Over the past decade, efforts to harness this data for predictive purposes have increased dramatically in all areas of society, including the private, public, and civil sectors.
Digital devices play an increasingly central role in many people's lives and analogue tools are becoming quickly outdated. Phone books, travel agencies, and taxi companies are becoming obsolete with the advent of mobile phones, Airbnb, Uber, and countless other online solutions.
Throughout history, humanity has relied on different critical resources. Oil was one such resource, which spurred economic growth, as well as conflicts over access and control.
Our December WebDebate focused on knowledge management and data diplomacy and the mind-set and skills that the next generation of diplomats needs
This is a digest of the advanced diplomatic webinar: 'Big data and cyberdiplomats: 'Big opportunities or big problems?' held on October 10, 2013 by Mr. Francesco Vitali.