Europe Should Tap Into 'Big Data,' EU Official Says

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 6:47 PM EST) -- Europe should capitalize on the growing "big data" business — a field experiencing some 40 percent annual growth — for decision-making in high stakes public policy issues including health care in order to remain competitive, a European Commission official said Thursday.

The European Union continues to lag behind global competitors including the U.S. — where 17 data companies are from, compared to the two from Europe — in large part because of a lack of leadership in the region on the issue and because of inconsistencies...
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