Data is the new oil
Roundtable session A
Part of the “Embracing Innovation” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable assessed the impact of big data on the road transport industry.
Road transport operators have been handling large amounts of data for years. They are starting to understand how to process and analyse a vast array of information in new ways. However, despite plenty of hype around big data capabilities, many still wonder about the reality. What does big data mean for road transport? What are the range of applications/solutions? How can transport operators reap the benefits of data? What is needed to make big data a reality?