Big Data in Uzbekistan: government initiatives

Government is the main initiator of Big Data activities in Uzbekistan. Here are the main ones this year.


The first BI analysts school in UZ

The first school of BI analysts ASPEX BI SCHOOL has been opened at Inha University in Tashkent this March. Students can undergo three-month training to learn how to work with data sets of companies and create analytical reports. The most talented students will be awarded grants, Spot writes.


Data Processing Center for e-Government

Data Processing Center for the e-Government system will commence operations in Uzbekistan, Spot reports.

This initiative is provided in the framework of cooperation between the National Agency for Project Management (NAPU) and the Ministry of Public Administration and Security of South Korea. The aim is to combine information systems and resources of national importance into a single platform.

As part of the e-Government development, NAPU also plans to introduce the following disciplines into the educational system:

  • Big Data processing
  • Artificial Intelligence,
  • Blockchain.


SAS workshop

SAS, an American multinational developer of analytics software, shared its experience in risk management with representatives of the financial sector and regulatory authorities of Uzbekistan. The company announced this in its blog.

In the framework of the workshop “Risk-oriented approach in the control and supervisory activities of Uzbekistan” the company presented the experience gained in the West and in the CIS countries, which could help banks to quickly bring their business in accordance with the new requirements.

“The demonstration stands dedicated to the most significant cases were set up to illustrate this experience. In addition, the SAS system to manage risks, identify and visualize illegal schemes, detect suspicious tenders and procurements was demonstrated,” the company noted.

According to Andrei Sustavov, SAS Country Manager, Uzbekistan is ready to switch to a risk-based approach, following other countries of the world.

“Positive developments are occurring in the country, and new legislation imposes regulators and banks the need to work on new methods. This means that now it’s necessary to prepare a platform for this transition, and we are ready to provide comprehensive support in this work,” he said.