The office is currently investigating the statistical information that wikistats can provide, such as sleep patterns. It is looking for correlations with current statistics.
As the CSO has struggled to obtain data from telecoms we are anxious to develop our skills using actual data. This project was started with the intention of developing our skills in the Big Data area. The CSO are at an early stage in the development of Big Data projects. The CSO, through its work on the UNECE Sandbox project and other initiatives, is looking to collaborate with other interested parties in developing a processing environment where exploratory research and knowledge sharing can occur. The end goal being that the as statistical methodologies and processes mature within the Big Data space the CSO we will have the necessary skills and competencies to employ these new methods to enhance statistical outputs.