Building the data economy in India4 min read 08 Jan 2015, 05:49 PM IST
An information economy requires an attitudinal shift in society about the critical role of quality public data
In God we trust; all others must bring data." This quote is widely attributed to the American statistician W. Edwards Deming, who helped to develop sampling techniques in the 1940s that are still used by the US department of the census. Since Deming’s time, the use of data for decision support for business and policy has exploded around the world.