Big data – Introduction (information sheet) © Siemens Stiftung 2019 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Big data – Introduction (information sheet)

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Information sheet:
The text provides a brief introduction to the topic of big data with a definition and examples.

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2020-02-27
Starting from the students’ everyday world, the text explains what big data is all about. Three examples of big-data applications are given. The key questions that should be answered with the media package are listed:
• Who is collecting data? What type of data is being collected?
• What insights can be gained from these data?
• How can big data help?
• What risks are involved?
• What about privacy, thus the protection of data?
• What can each individual do to protect his or her own personal data?
Information sheet
Information and Communication Technology (ICT); Technology
Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Computer technology; Data processing; Data protection; Information Technology; Internet
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