Australia Defence Department seeking to leverage big data

Andrew Elwell

Peter Lawrence, the Australian Department of Defence’s new chief information officer, is seeking to leverage big data as part of a $1.9 billion saving drive with its technology reform programme, according to IT Pro. You’ve probably heard of big data, but to shed some light on what it means here’s the definition Gartner uses: "Big data are high volume, high velocity, and/or high variety information assets that require new forms of processing to enable enhanced decision mak...
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