We are living in the midst of a data revolution: more about our lives is recorded digitally, and hence available for analysis, than ever before - from transactional data, to social network data, to text, sound and image data.
This analysis can help us learn faster, predict better and build new products and services completely based on data (for example, search and recommendation engines, or matchmaking platforms).
Read on for our selection of publications, presentations, videos and blogs that explore how data is being used to change the face of innovation.
Nesta, Rise of the Datavores
McKinsey Global Institute, Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity
Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson (October 2012) "Big Data: The Management Revolution" Harvard Business Review.
Christopher Mims (May 2013), ‘Most data isn’t “big,” and businesses are wasting money pretending it is’, Quartz.
Cathy O’Neil and Rachel Schutt (October 2013), Doing Data Science
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier (2013) Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think. John Murray.