|Title of host publication||Encyclopedia of Big Data|
|Editors||Laurie Schintler, Connie McNeely|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - May 2017|
Every day people across the world in both developed and developing economies are creating an ever-growing ocean of digital data. This “big data” represents a new resource for international organizations with the potential to revolutionize the way policies, programs, and projects are generated. The International Labour Organization (ILO) is no exception to this and has begun to discuss and engage with the potential uses of big data to contribute to its agenda.