Our society is profiting ever more from the opportunities that large data sets provide to develop new products and services. But how do we treat those data? What about privacy and intellectual property issues? What’s the economic value? Tilburg University addresses these and other questions concerning Big Data in society.
11 Apr 2017Press release
How streaming benefits consumers: quantity, variety and discovery
PRESS RELEASE 11/04/2017 - Streaming services like Spotify, where consumers get access to large music libraries on subscriptions, have gained popularity in a relatively short period of time. They have done so at the expense of services like iTunes, where consumers become the owners of music they have bought. What are the consequences for consumers? How does listening change when consumers subscribe to a streaming service?
05 Apr 2017News
Jens Prüfer and Christoph Schottmüller on competing with big data
Recent technological developments have led to large increases in both the availability of data and firms' ability to analyze them. Big data holds the promise that it may allow firms to learn about user preferences and thus design products that more closely match a consumer's personal needs.
29 Mar 2017News
Profile: Peter Snoeren Investigates Big Data Startup Business Models
Recent trends indicate that the market for big data related services is exploding. This provides huge opportunities for entrepreneurs, and big data-based business models are rapidly evolving.
23 Feb 2017Video
Opening JADS: The Aftermovie
On December 1st, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands performed the festive official opening of the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS), located in the former Mariënburg convent in ’s-Hertogenbosch.
14 Feb 2017News
Report on Big Data and Security Policies
Big Data analytics in national security, law enforcement and the fight against fraud can reap great benefits for states, citizens, and society but require extra safeguards to protect citizens’ fundamental rights. This requires a crucial shift from regulating Big Data collection to regulating the phases of analysis and use.
Institute for data collection and research
Theme: Research questions, data collection, and data analysis
Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
Theme: Artificial intelligence, cognitive modelling, human-computer interaction, serious gaming
Tilburg Institute Optimization
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society
Theme: Technology Regulation
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