Roundup: U.S. Government Rolls Out a Number of “Big Data” Initiatives, Projects

Posted on March 29, 2012 by


Many of these projects and so many others will need data curators, archivists, and others to help organize the massive data sets.

A bunch of announcements and a discussion are taking place now (2:30pm). Live/Archive stream here.

Overview from the Office of Science and Technology Policy

  • See Also: Big Data Fact Sheet (14 pages; PDF)
    Includes info about big data projects from the Dept. of Homeland Security, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Dept. of Health and Human Services, NARA, NASA, and others.

Department of Defense

National Institutes of Health

National Science Foundation

Department of Energy

U.S. Geological Survey

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