Geo-analysis + telecommunications

In April 2016, I gave a presentation at Eindhoven University of Technology on quantitative geographical analysis in the domain of telecommunications. Download slides: Quantitative geo-analysis in telecommunications

Internet of Things data for policy: why variety is the real challenge

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of traditionally unconnected devices that are now equipped with connectivity in order to provide better or additional services. Typically these devices communicate over the internet, are uniquely identifiable, and interoperate with existing internet services. Smart cars, watches, thermostats and meters are examples …

Why you need T-shaped professionals to use big data for policy

Big data provides unprecedented opportunities throughout society, but in practice, embedding innovative big data sources and methods in a governmental context is not easy. In a masterclass organised by Dialogic on November 5, 2015 and designed specifically for managers and policy makers of governments and (semi-) public organizations, we explore the (potential) …

Measuring the information society using big data

How can we take advantage of big data (1) to improve the availability of currently existing global ICT statistics, amd (2) to improve the measurement of the information society? The opportunities for using big data in the context of ICT statistics production are in combining a big data source with a …