The UK government wants the UK to become a global leader in Big Data


UK government announced funding of £73m in big data - with funding split between four UK Research Councils, which will then support nearly 50 big data and analytics related projects. The UK government has marked big data as one of eight technologies the UK wants to become a global leader.  But can UK universities deliver the resource capable of meeting this target?   Tech Radar predict that biggerchanges than adding coding to the curriculum are what is required.

http://www.techradar.com/news/world-of-tech/future-tech/government-must-make-uk-a-big-data-leader-not-follower-1247967