CBS launching Center for Big Data StatisticsOther
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is focusing more and more on the use of big data for official statistics production.
Unique collaboration for big data researchOther
Description of activities of Center for Big Data Statistics
Maritime data: big data source with great potentialOther
A European project group led by Stastistics Netherlands is conducting a study on AIS-data
European countries working together on big dataOther
On 23 and 24 February the first ESSnet Big Data Dissemination Workshop took place in Sofia
Statistics Netherlands, city of Eindhoven join forces to launch first CBS Urban Data CenterOther
CBS and the city of Eindhoven have embarked on a unique joint project
Education more challenging and up to date with Big DataOther
Analysis of big data is becoming ever more important for governments to facilitate effective, sustainable policy choices
Big data innovation at CBS/UT DataCampOther
The aim of the annual DataCamp event is to find solutions for complex issues by using big data.
Big Data Matters 3 – The need for timely statisticsOther
About the seminar Big Data Matters 3 – The need for timely statistics
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniques with universitiesArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is constantly looking for new methods and techniques to meet the steadily growing demand for statistical information.
Call for fair, trustworthy AI in the public sphereArticles
Governments are using artificial intelligence (AI) on an ever-increasing scale and for diverse purposes, from streamlining traffic flows to tackling complex social challenges such as the energy transition,...
New steps in big data for traffic and transport statisticsOther
CBS now makes statistics about road traffic intensities purely on the basis of road sensors
The importance of reliable data in times of crisisArticles
The COVID-19 crisis has brought with it a great need for reliable data, and national statistical offices (NSOs) are playing an important role in this regard.
Statistics Netherlands invests in Spark to process big dataOther
Over the next few months, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) will invest in a new computer system: Spark.
Deputy Director General Bert Kroese appointed to top IMF positionArticles
Bert Kroese (54), Deputy Director General of Statistics Netherlands (CBS), will be appointed Chief Statistician and Data Officer and Director of the Statistics Department of the International Monetary...
Expansion of maritime statistics: sea routes and cargoOther
Expansion of maritime statistics: sea routes and cargo
Are SMEs ready for big data?Other
Recent explorative research conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) shows that only a fraction of Dutch small
CBS Provincial Data Center/LimburgOther
On 30 January 2018, CBS and the province of Limburg signed a collaborative agreement for the establishment of the first Provincial Data Centre, the CBS Brightlands Data Centre.
Extracting data on road network transportation from sensor data without sample designOther
Big data has received increasing attention across several disciplines in recent years. In official statistics, big data potentially enables us to produce statistics cheaper, faster, and on a higher level...
Over 1 billion euros spent in foreign EU webshopsOther
In 2016, Dutch consumers spent over 1 billion euros on products sold by foreign EU webshops.
World Data Forum: from data to policyOther
The first World Data Forum was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 15 to 18 January this year.