The role of big data is a new global challenge to all areas of modern life, business and management. Big data continues, modernizes and replaces information management and knowledge-based economic models and paradigms, adapting them to modern business logic and management acumen. The use of big data substantially alters planning, forecasting and foresight methodologies.
Big data studies, research and practical use is one of the most important priorities of the Kazimieras Simonavicius University. For this purpose- Big Data Excellence Center, a platform for international cooperation in the field of big data and data economy was formed at Kazimieras Simonavicius University.