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Making Big Data Work for Government

“Big data” comes with many promises. Not the least of these is access to previously unaccounted information, “dark data,” and large volumes of unstructured information. But big data alone is not a silver bullet. True, it holds the potential for extracting business or mission intelligence and improving decision-making, but without the application of expert domain knowledge to give data contextual meaning, big data will be nothing but a whole lot of dark figures.
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