R&D plan preps agencies for big data future

READ MER&D plan preps agencies for big data future By Amanda Ziadeh May 26, 2016 What: “The Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan,” from the White House’s National Science and Technology Council as part of its Big Data Research and Development Initiative. Why: To get the most of big data and the government’s R&D efforts, the plan was created to guide federal agencies through their big data programs and investments. The plan does not include roadmaps or timelines for projects, as each agency is intended to use the plan based on its specific resources and constraints. Findings: The plan offers seven strategies for helping agencies support R&D in data sciences, data-intensive applications and large-scale data management and analysis. 1. Create next-generation capabilities by leveraging emerging big data foundations, techniques…


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