Big Data analytics offers to both private as well as public sectors the promise to provide valuable insight to that can create competitive advantages, foster innovation and scientific discovery and drive efficiency and progress across multiple domains and industries. EUBra-BIGSEA demonstrates the value of using cloud services on applications with high social and business impact, addressing main scenarios of high interest for both Europe and Brazil: processing of massive data coming from highly connected societies. It also demonstrates the value of developing Big Data services for capturing, federating and annotating on the order of PB of data on top of efficient programming models. These Big Data services impose multiple challenges on resource provision, performance, Quality of Service and privacy on a cloud infrastructure and services to support Big Data applications.
This report is the first one of WP8 with the purpose of providing an initial analysis of the exploitable assets, and defining a stakeholder engagement plan targeting the customer segments for both the individual assets and new tools and services, including messages and formats best suited for them. With the focus on the general uptake of technologies, this document analyses the market landscape of the relevant sectors for EUBra-BIGSEA to position the preliminary identified assets.