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WSBF Briefing: Round Table 'Big data analytics in the built environment'

WSBF Briefing: Round Table 'Big data analytics in the built environment'

October 2015

The Westminster Sustainable Business Forum held this round table as the second in a series of events held in partnership with the University of Oxford, accompanying the UK Research Council-funded 'Working with Infrastructure, Creation of Knowledge, and Energy Strategy Development' (WICKED), which looks at energy strategy development in the retail sector. This event focused on focused on big data analytics in the context of the built environment and discussed the role of big data analytics and its purpose and effectiveness in the wider industry and the retail sector, more specifically. Round table participants further discussed how big data can be best collected and stored, explored questions around who should be able to have access to it, and how conclusion drawn from its analysis can inform industry decisions.

Participating organisations:

British Board of AgrĂ©mentBritish Retail ConsortiumCapital and RegionalCO2 EstatesOliver Colvile MPDepartment for Business Innovation & SkillsDepartment of Energy and Climate ChangeHome Retail GroupLightsource Renewable Energy Ltd.Policy ConnectTom Tugendhat MPUCLUniversity of ExeterUniversity of OxfordWestminster Sustainable Business ForumWSP  Download the Briefing PaperFind out about WSBF membershipContact the WSBF About WSBF Briefings The Westminster Sustainable Business Forum operates a busy annual programme of member-only events and roundtables designed to bring together Parliamentarians, policymakers and leading private and public sector organisations to debate and promote effective sustainability policy in the UK.  After each event, a comprehensive briefing is produced, laying out the key ideas and findings raised and discussed by participants, and circulated among attendees and other WSBF member organisations. Six months later, the briefing is made available to the wider public here, on the WSBF website. If you would like to attend an event or receive our briefings, don't hesitate to contact us to find out how you can become a member of the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum.