Data Sciences Institute

McIntire Launches New Center for Business Analytics

What insights can organizations glean from the mind-boggling quantities of data produced by users of information technology—and what are the best technological tools and analytical methods for gathering, assessing, and making sense of that data? Moreover, what actions should organizations take, once they’ve become privy to the data’s secrets?

U.Va. Holds First National Conference to Tackle ‘Big Data’ Ethics, Law and Policy

Fiber Optic

How will “big data” change science and the nature of knowledge? How will it affect health care, transportation, business and social networks? Who, if anyone, owns data? Is there a threat to privacy when personal data is buried in massive, processed data? What are the value-biases built into particular ways of processing big data?

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