Big data: from exploration to exploitation.
ESSnet Big Data is a project within the European statistical system (ESS) jointly undertaken by 22 partners. Its objective is the integration of big data in the regular production of official statistics, through pilots exploring the potential of selected big data sources and building concrete applications.
This space aims to provide information on relevant initiatives on big data in the context of official statistics.
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The ESS Big Data Workshop 2016 was organised on 13 and 14 October 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
This is a copy of the Scheveningen Memorandum on Big Data and Official Statistics, provided for your convenience. The authoritative version is accessible via the DGINS section of the ESS portal:
The Eurostat unit for Short-term Business Statistics and Tourism has conducted a feasibility study on the use of mobile positioning data for statistics, in particular focusing on official tourism statistics.