Numbers behind decisions – [what gets measured gets done] – how can Big Data contribute to the follow-up on the 2030 Agenda?

(New York, USA) The follow-up on the ambitious goals of the 2030 Agenda still poses data challenges to various countries, which in consequence is limiting the availability of evidence for decision-making. Using Big Data to improve evidence is an important aspect that cannot be overseen. But wider application of Big Data does not only require new approaches from data producers but also goodwill from decision-makers and companies who own it.