Cross-sectorial Requirements Analysis for Big Data Research

Tilman Becker, Edward Curry, Anja Jentzsch, Walter Palmetshofer

In: José María Cavanillas , Edward Curry , Wolfgang Wahlster (Hrsg.). New Horizons for a Data-Driven Economy. Seiten 263-276 ISBN 978-3-319-21568-6 (Print) 978-3-319-21569-3 (Online) Springer Heidelberg 2016.


This chapter identifies the cross-sectorial requirements for big data research necessary to define a research roadmap. The aim of the roadmap is to maximize and sustain the impact of big data technologies and applications in different industrial sectors by identifying and driving opportunities in Europe. This chapter details the process used to consolidate the big data requirements from different sectors into a single roadmap. The results comprise a prioritized set of cross-sector requirements that were used to define the technology policy, business, and society roadmaps together with action recommendations. This chapter presents a summarized description of the cross-sectorial consolidated requirements. It discusses each of the high-level and sub-level requirements together with the associated challenges that need to be tackled. Finally, the chapter concludes with a prioritization of the cross-sectorial requirements based on their expected impacts.

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Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence