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A Dutch organisation, backed by Facebook, the University of Amsterdam and StartupAmsterdam, is aiming to help the UK tackle its digital skills shortage by setting up an operation in London.
Online businesses selling age-restricted items, including cigarettes, alcohol, knives and fireworks, have raised serious concerns about the effectiveness of the technology and processes at their disposal to conduct age verification and ID checks online, triggering fears of a rise in ID theft.
Brussels privacy chiefs have demanded more answers from Microsoft over its controversial Windows 10 operating system, despite the company adding in extra safeguards after threats from the French data protection watchdog.
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is urging brands to move beyond doing the bare minimum when it comes to data protection compliance to ensure they treat their customers' data sensitively and ethically.
A new five-year study into the financial attitudes and behaviours of consumers across Britain has indentified four key financial trends in the UK today, looking at how people spend, save and borrow, both now and in the future, which, its authors insist, have significant implications for brands and...
The Information Commissioner's Office war on illegal marketing has claimed yet another scalp after the regulator battered a Chester-based credit broker with a  £120,000 fine for a campaign which saw millions of marketing texts sent without proper consent.

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As DataIQ unveils a new list of the most influential practitioners in UK data-driven business, it is time to look back at the progress of those on the list of 2016. And last year's number one, Payal Jain, tells DataIQ what the accolade had meant for her.
Numerous NGOs would gladly make use of skilled data scientists who are willing to give their spare time for an altruistic end. Emma Deraze and Ben Moss explained how two charities were able to make the most of their data-crunching abilities. 
Talent acquisition and training is a major challenge for data and analytics organisations. Start-up venture Kubrick is pursuing a disruptive model that could transform the entire process. DataIQ visited the business in Tobacco Dock to find out how
 
CHAIN, the Combined Homeless and Information Network, is a database that allows the details of rough sleepers to be logged and stored. Aris Tsontzos talked about how it is facilitating outreach workers to help homeless people.
What can chief data officers do to ensure their status is secure and their impact gets recognised? Based on conversations with DataIQ Leaders, these three tips may help.