Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Standards Body of India, in association with the Data Science Foundation organized the 5th international data science summit in New Delhi today. The conference was attended by around 130 delegates from Corporate Officers and executives involved in strategy, Government Policy Planners, Academic institutions, Electrical utilities, Researchers, and Developers along with Standards Development Organizations.

Eminent speakers from across the globe discussed various topics and aspects of big data, including Big Data Standardization, Challenges with Big Data, Machine Learning, Application of Big Data Analytics in Media, Artificial intelligence.

In the recent past, the topic ‘Big data’ has gained significant popularity globally because of its capability to revolutionize businesses and services. Big data has an impact on every aspect of our daily life. The emerging technology areas like the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial intelligence, machine learning are fuelled by Big data and analytics only.

In India also Big data has become the major focus of scientists and technologists because of our government’s new initiatives like ‘Digital India’.

Standardization in Big data is going to play a major role in facilitating the exchange and sharing of a huge volume of data across multiple platforms, multiple applications, and multiple sectors. With proper standardization in place, a huge volume of data generated within a system can be effectively utilized by other systems/services and applications. The summit was successfully concluded providing insights into various applications of Big data ecosystem in the emerging technology areas like Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, IoT, and Smart cities.

Source: Press Release
Release ID: 1521534
Date: February 23, 2018
PIB Delhi
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution