Big data analytics: The case of the social security administration

Public agencies are investing significant resources in big data analytics to mine valuable information, predict future outcomes, and make data-driven decisions. In order to foster a strong understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with the adoption of big data analytics in the public sphere, we analyse various efforts undertaken by the United States Social Security Administration (SSA).

Type of content: Assets
Type of asset:
Use case
Policy domains: Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry & Foods Economy & Finance Education, Youth, Culture & Sport Employment & Social Security Foreign Affairs and Defence Health Innovation, Science & Technology Justice, Legal System & Public Safety
Phase in the policy cycle:
Agenda Setting
Policy Design and Analysis
Policy Implementation
Policy Monitoring and Evaluation
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Tags: BI Data analytics IT IT processes