Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), the modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimised for the cloud, announced that the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics, is using Cloudera Enterprise to improve the detail and timeliness of ONS Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates, which are used to measure economic growth.
The Cloudera platform has helped ONS to include businesses’ value-added tax (VAT) data in GDP measurements for the first time. The expansion of available data, together with Cloudera tools, means ONS’ analysts, statisticians, economists and data scientists can now perform increasingly fine-grained analysis much more quickly than ever before. The Cloudera platform also includes high levels of security to protect this important data.
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