European Public Sector Big Data Analytics Report 2016 - Increasing Real-world Implementations Offer a Glimpse of Vast Opportunities

Jan 20, 2016, 11:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, January 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Big Data Analytics in Europe's Public Sector" report to their offering. 

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The public sector has vast amounts of data it has historically held, managed, and used. Today, it faces increasing user (citizen) expectations to improve existing services and expand across areas like healthcare as the elderly population increases globally, while improving efficiency under increasing budgetary pressures. Big Data Analytics (BDA) can help tackle these challenges. As an impartial overview of potential applications and benefits, this research leverages broad documentary research and interviews with BDA ecosystem participants to serve as inspiration and orientation to public sector bodies that want to tap into the potential of BDA. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1. Executive Summary 

2. Methodology 

3. Fundamentals - Public Sector 
- Public Sector - A Basic Definition 
- Public Sector - Specific Challenges and Evolution 
- Public Sector Economic Significance - Government Expenditure as Percentage of Gross Domestic Product 
- Public Debt 
- Slowing Growth in Developed Countries 

4. Big Data Analytics 
- Volume, Variety, Velocity, and Veracity 
- A Broader Take on BDA 
- Big Data in the Age of the Telegraph 
- Key Sources of Big Data 
- Big Data Analytics 
- Definitions 
- Generic Applications and Benefits of BDA 
- Potential BDA Application Areas across Industries 
- BDA Supplier Landscape 

5. A Framework for Big Data Analytics Applications in the Public Sector 
- Big Data and Open Data 
- Size of the Big Data Opportunity in the Public Sector 
- Taxonomies of Applications 
- A Framework for Big Data Analytics Applications in the Public Sector 

6. Big Data Analytics Use Cases in the Public Sector 
- Social Protection, and Public Order and Safety 
- Public Order and Safety 
- Health 
- Economic Affairs 
- Health, and Public Order and Safety 
- General Public Services (Traffic Management) 
- Further Applications 

7. Challenges and Success Factors of Big Data Analytics Initiatives in the Public Sector 
- Conflicting Priorities, Objectives, and Challenges for Public Sector 
- Technological Challenges 
- Risk of Over-reliance on BDA 
- Organisational Challenges 
- Privacy and Regulatory Challenges 
- Privacy, Security, Legitimacy, and a Normative Debate 
- Characteristics of Successful BDA Initiatives in the Public Sector 

8. Discussion 

9. The Final Word 

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