UK data capability strategy: seizing the data opportunity
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Government strategy for how the UK can be at the forefront of extracting knowledge and value from data.
Ref: BIS/13/1250 PDF, 626KB, 51 pages
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Government strategy, produced in partnership with industry and academia, that sets direction and leadership for UK data capability. This includes several aspects:
- human capital: a skilled workforce, and data-confident citizens
- the tools and infrastructure which are available to store and analyse data
- data as an enabler: the ability of consumers, businesses and academia to access and share data appropriately
This strategy includes measures to:
- build capability in the commercial, academic and public sector
- strengthen skills focused at schools, higher and further education
- continue professional development
- ensure that the UK’s infrastructure and R&D environment supports improved data capability
This data capability strategy is an outcome of the information economy strategy published in June 2013.