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Five companies working across the UK have been awarded up to £80,000 each to develop data-driven solutions to tackle the challenge of tracking waste from its source through its treatment and final disposal.
The Government has awarded £13 million in funding to a raft of new technology projects - including one which uses artificial intelligence to combat fraud - as part of a drive to transform the accountancy, insurance and legal services industries.
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has insisted that her office should play a central role in any future regulation of social media and tech giants, branding MPs’ calls for new legislation a “knee-jerk reaction”.
Seven in 10 businesses are struggling to unlock data's true potential because of a lack of control, leaving many with untrusted data that undermines innovation and customer interactions.
UK firms have tackled their fears over GDPR, and are finally recognising that data regulation can have a positive affect on their business.
Companies are increasingly recognising the need to innovate but are being held back by tight resources and strong internal resistance - and in many cases the fear of failure.

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With today's publication of the Select Committee's report on Facebook and social media, the question is now being asked as to how to stop the same issues from happening all over again, especially during the next round of elections. David Reed suggests the solution is to stop taking them for what they claim to be and start treating them for what they really are.
Connected devices are in every part of our lives; in our vehicles, our places of work and our homes. But what happens when you let a connected device into your bedroom and bed. Toni Sekinah advises caution when making kinky connections.
Through its work with companies like credit reporting agency Experian, IBM’s Data Science Elite Team has amassed a wealth of experience on how to carry out successful data science projects. That experience has resulted in the formulation of four principles of best practice, including ‘taking the bias out’ and ‘tell and sell the story’. Seth Dobrin of IBM told Toni Sekinah how other companies can put these learnings into practice.
Lara Izlan has worked at a range of companies including AutoTrader, The Telegraph, Disney, OmniSky and AOL Europe. She tells Toni Sekinah why she finds mentoring so fulfilling and why balancing purpose and pleasure can lead to happiness in work and life.
UN’s International day of women and girls in science is an opportunity to highlight the massive gender disparity in academic and career achievement in STEM. To highlight the opportunities which are open to women in data and analtyics, here is what 13 women from DataIQ's 2018 100 who studied STEM subjects said when asked, "so - why did you choose data?"