We are pleased to announce the first of a series of webinars related to Big Data technologies and business insights showing results of EU projects funded under topics related to the Big Data Value PPP. This webinar series aims to offer a shared space for communication and potential engagement for projects and other stakeholders in the big data landscape.

QROWD – The Human Factor in Big Data

Elena Simperl

Tue, Nov 6, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CEST

The second of the BDVe series of webinars related to Big Data technologies presents the QROWD project. Elena Simperl (University of Southampton) will provide an overview and technical details on how human interaction and crowdsourcing could help in different steps of the data value chain, from data acquisition to data curation and completion, etc. Examples on how to add human in the loop in the domains of Smart Cities and Smart Transportation will be provided.

DataBench – Benchmarking Big Data

Gabriella Cattaneo & Arne Berre

Tue, Oct 9, 2018

This webinar presents the DataBench project. Arne Berre (SINTEF) will explain the efforts to characterise and reuse big data benchmarking frameworks from a technical perspective, and share details of the degree of support that DataBench will provide to other projects and big data practitioners to benchmark big data tools and applications. Gabriella Cattaneo (IDC) will provide ideas on how big data benchmarking could help organizations to get better business insights and take informed decisions.