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Big Data and Small Communities
June 5, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
June 5 – Idaho Chapter – Big Data and Small Communities: Opportunities and Challenges – Speaker: Jaap Vos
Nowadays a wide variety of data from the US Census Bureau is easily accessible for anybody to use and it is relatively easy to create impressive looking maps and flowcharts. But how reliable is this data and can we really use it to inform planning decisions? This program will highlight some of the issues with the data especially with regard to liability, comparability and data aggregation. In addition, the program will briefly discuss why these issues are even more relevant when you use third party software.