The data team at mobile-only bank Monzo is usually asked the same question in different guises: how has x changed over time? Neal Lathia of Monzo tells Toni Sekinah how he and his team made it easier to answer those questions, and find correlations between the answers.
When Jonathan Palmer of GoCardless joined the company, he was tasked with turning it into an increasingly data driven company, specifically from a business intelligence point of view. He speaks to Toni Sekinah about the tools and platforms he uses and why it was easy to get adoption of the data driven culture.
AI is being adopted rapidly as organisations try to future-proof their business. But in the headlong rush to automate, are there risks in not getting the data basics sorted first? Can a more measured approach deliver better outcomes? Robert Goodwin of Wunderman considers.
The Government is ramping up its commitment to tackle the digital skills shortage by offering a series of free courses to thousands of people in an effort to help the one on five adults in the UK who have no or low basic digital skills.
The UK is now a worldwide hub for socially responsible tech innovation, with so-called "tech for good" firms which are tackling challenges in healthcare, education, finance and sustainability worth more than £2.3 billion in 2018.
The Geospatial Commission is launching a new single Data Exploration Licence in an effort to harmonise and simplify access and use of geospatial data, as part of a £5 million investment designed to unlock the economic opportunities offered by mapping data.
Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to tackle the tech skills gap by launching new partnerships with three UK universities - as well as two colleges in the US - to offer a number of programmes, including courses on AI, data science, cyber security, and computer science.