Government Must Improve Big Data to Realize Savings
– Burn-Murdoch (2012)

Can the public sector keep up or will it miss out on Big Data opportunities? Big Data collection and analysis has proven to be an economic asset for the public sector in both the US and Australia, allowing for cost-effective detection of tax evasion and health care provision. The UK is weary of being left behind, and many are eager to embrace this culture of change. It can be challenging to determine the areas where big data should be put to use and to train staff on best practices and tools. For those who are skilled professionals in knowledge management and big data, get ready for contract offers from the public sector.

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