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Statistics Netherlands invests in Spark to process big data
Over the next few months, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) will invest in a new computer system: Spark.
CBS launching Center for Big Data Statistics
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is focusing more and more on the use of big data for official statistics production.
CBS, Google and Dataprovider develop new method to measure internet economy
The resulting new method is to shed further light on the size of the internet economy in the Netherlands.
Are SMEs ready for big data?
Recent explorative research conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) shows that only a fraction of Dutch small
Unique collaboration for big data research
Description of activities of Center for Big Data Statistics
Regional innovation in the Netherlands; Community Innovation Survey 2004 and 2006 (Dutch only)
At the request of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Centre for Policy Related Statistics has computed figures at a regional level of the innovative behaviour of companies. The results concern two...
Young CBS talent wins innovation award
Close to 40 ideas were submitted for the innovation award. The jury selected four.
How much will my home be worth later on?
What are the dynamics behind house price fluctuations and how high is the risk of severe depreciation for homeowners
Climate change is firmly on the agenda in Zwolle
What existing data can be used to adapt to climate change, and what new data in this field does the region of Zwolle need most?
Top sector monitoring study 2014 (Dutch only)
Report including results, description of methods and tables of the monitoring study of the Dutch ‘top‘ sectors in 2014.Commissioned by: Ministry of Economic Affairs (EZ)
More research and innovation at Dutch companies
In 2014, Dutch companies and research institutes spent over 13 billion euros on research and development (R&D), up 3 percent from 2013. The number of companies innovating has increased in recent...
Management quality and productivity
An empirical investigation into the relationship between the management quality of Dutch manufacturing firms and their productivity, innovativeness and portfolio of international activities.
Canada, UK and Sweden replicate innovation lab
Interacting and sharing ideas on an international scale
CBS invents method to map European e-waste
CBS has calculated annually produced e-waste quantities for all European countries.
Using Website texts to detect Innovative Companies
Producing an overview of innovative companies in a country is a challenging task.
1 in 10 innovative firms claim world-first innovation
19 thousand Dutch companies implemented technological innovations in the period 2012-2014.
CBS Urban Data Centre/The Hague launched
innovative developments in the area of Sustainable Development Goals
Figures on the investment climate in the Netherlands 2007
This publication is an English-language, abridged version of the Dutch-language publication ‘Het Nederlandse ondernemingsklimaat in cijfers 2007’ that aims at presenting an adequate account of the...
The need for timely official statistics
This paper discusses how Statistics Netherlands managed to respond quickly with a range of new outputs following the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic. First, it describes the innovation process and...
Pilot Study: Mobile Phone Meta Data Records – Introduction to the research method
Mobile Phone Meta-Data, mobile phone data, method, processing method, privacy, statistical disclosure control
Young CBS talent wins innovation award
Close to 40 ideas were submitted for the innovation award; the jury, including several directors, selected four.
CBS introducing a voice assistant tool
Our information searching behaviour on the Internet is intensifying. We used to just type a question into a search engine, but this has become more and more obsolete