Big data projects can be, well, big. In fact, sometimes, they can be too big and too complex for one organization to manage by itself. In 2015, the NSF (Natl. Science Foundation)’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering initiated the National Network of Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs and established four Big Data Hubs in each one of the four U.S. Census Regions—Midwest, Northeast, South, and West—to harness data for the good of society by addressing regional challenges, spurring economic development, and accelerating big data innovation.
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Original article: Harnessing Data for Social Impact
Author: Peggy Smedley