Canada Needs Standards to Support Big Data Analytics

Author
Michel Girard
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Centre for International Governance Innovation
Abstract
Standards can bring clarity on definitions, systems architecture, data ownership, grading, pooling, storage, disposal and set the bar regarding privacy and aggregation requirements. They are a necessary precondition for interoperability and commoditization to occur throughout value chains and across sectors. Canada has virtually no institutional capacity to develop standards in the information and communication technology sector. This policy brief proposes the creation of a standards collaborative that would be entrusted with the development of a standards road map to support big data analytics.
Topic
Governance, News Analysis, Data
Political Geography
Canada, North America