The Weather Company Data Sharing

Disclosed Non-Personal Data Observed Non-Personal Data Environment Transportation


The Weather Company (TWC) shares its datasets, including radar data, consumer data generated through mobile devices, location and human data, through a proprietary platform built using "open source software augmented with IBM governance products and internal components." The data collaboratives seeks to is to inform decision making in sectors where weather has an impact, such as aviation, agriculture, energy, finance, and retail. Example use cases include airlines' use of TWC data to plan flights and better estimate how much fuel to load; uses by farmers to better understand when crops are stressed; and uses in outage prediction by energy and utility companies in order to minimize the cost of storms and equipment failures.

Region: North America

includes kosovo