Harnessing the Potential of Big Data in Post-Pandemic Southeast Asia
Although the potential of big data has long been recognized, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has brought it to the fore. Public institutions have turned to big data because of its analytical power to turn voluminous datasets into actionable insights that can help them respond swiftly to crises, improve their services, and enhance resilience to future shocks.
In particular, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent recovery, big data holds immense promise for optimizing public health, education services, and social protection, thereby expediting countries’ post-pandemic recovery.
This report looks at why Southeast Asian countries need big data for recovery from COVID-19 to radically transform the delivery of key services such as health care, social protection, and education.
- Executive Summary
- Big Data and Big Data Analytics
- Key Enablers and Policy Actions to Maximize Potential of Big Data
Published May 2022.
Source: Asian Development Bank
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