Division of Survey and Statistics
Availability of data and information is crucial to be able to take correct decisions at all levels in many sectors: from healthcare to transport and energy, including bioeconomy, big data have become fundamental. The new challenges coming from data complexity and the demands for faster information management, elaboration and extraction call for a paradigm shift in the way data is acquired, stored, processed and analyzed. The solution for the challenges lies in the methods and in the technology, platform and software solutions of big data which are advancing rapidly. Especially the geospatial part of big data solution is a technology which is much newer and constantly in progress.