13 March, 2013
Australian Government To Write Big Data Strategy
Draft due this May, with final report coming in June or July
The federal government will release a big data strategy this winter, Australian Government CIO Glenn Archer said Wednesday at an Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) summit in Canberra.
The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) plans to release a big data issues paper this Friday, opening a three-week consultation period to collect feedback from industry and the public, said Archer, who replaced Ann Steward as the Australian CIO in December.
A draft big data strategy is expected in May, followed by the final report in June or July, he said.