Data accumulated by government agencies is an important tool for business development and improving public administration
An effective national strategy cannot be implemented without the active position of the state in terms of data harmonization and opening large data arrays for business use and building super services, in particular [...] And we believe that later this will lead to the ability for the state to make decisions on the basis of the conclusions that we can make based on the accumulated data — Mikhail Nasibulin, Director of the Department of Communications and Mass Media for the Coordination and Implementation of Digital Economy Projects.
One of the reasons why we start talking about national strategies of this kind is the explosive growth in the amount of data. Ninety percent of the data with which we work today has only appeared in the last 2 years [...] If you look at the dozen or so companies that have the largest capitalization – I’m referring to global companies, seven of these dozens are companies whose work is based on data, while five 5 of them are companies that use platform solutions — Andras Horvai, Country Director, Resident Representative for the Russian Federation, Europe and Central Asia, World Bank Group.
We have entered an era of unprecedented accumulation and unprecedented volumes of data, and we understand that a person’s value is largely determined by the data that he is able to transfer to this vast ocean based on which numerous decisions are made from an analysis – from diagnosing diseases to issuing a bank loan [...] Today, the state is an unprecedented data repository above all else — Nikolay Uskov, Editorial Director, Forbes.
The big data market will reach RUB 300 billion by 2024 [...] At present, it is worth RUB 10 billion to RUB 30 billion, according to various estimates. This is ultimately explosive growth. GDP will grow by 1.5% over the same period from the use of different models using big data and artificial intelligence — Anna Serebryanikova, Chief Operating Officer, MegaFon.