The University of Duisburg-Essen, represented by paluno, is academic partner and one of the founding members of the Big Data Value Association (BDVA). The 24 BDVA founding members include i.e. Atos, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, IBM, Indra, Intel, Nokia Solutions and Networks, Orange, SAP, Siemens, Software AG, Thales.
The Big Data Value Association partnering with the European Commission is an industry-led organization. The goal is to implement a public-private-partnership (PPP) on the subject of Big Data. The BDVA defines and updates the Strategic Research Agenda of the Big Data PPP. paluno contributed actively to the SRIA of the Big Data PPP and addressed especially the meaning of software engineering for big data and the education of future data engineers.
Dr. Andreas Metzger is deputy general secretary of the BDVA.