Data Tuesday is an internationally distributed monthly event that serve as a rallying point for all players in the extended “data” ecosystem.
Data is a major trend in the 2010s, it involve technical, entrepreneurial and social issues in Big Data, Data visualization, Data Journalism and Open Data.
- Big Data involves the processing of massive quantities of data!
Through new technologies (NoSQL, MapReduce, Hadoop, etc..) that enable applications and use data type (from from social networks for example ).
- DataViz (Data Visualization) provides the technologies and methods that helps us to understand the meaning and bring out the highlights from massive quantities of data..
- The Open Data movement and the Data Journalism relies on the provision of public data (mostly produced and maintained by public agencies) to access and re-use by citizens and businesses.
The existence of a rich and growing ecosystem of young innovative companies,large enterprises, and advanced research laboratories combined with the accelerating evolution of technology, applications and business models justify the organization of a regular meeting empowering the actors of this ecosystem, and helping them to collaborate and grow.
Data Tuesday has started in Paris under the impulsion of three innovative Startups leaders in Open Data, Big Data and Data Visualization: Data Publica, Captain Dash and MFG Labs.
It is now active in Paris, Barcelona, Santiago in Chile with more cities to come.