Latest Data News
19th September 2017
EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová has said that US officials have insisted that President Trump’s “America first” policy will not tear up the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement on data transfers, following the first day of talks to review the one-year-old deal.
18th September 2017
Equifax's chief information officer and chief security officer have both been ousted from the beleaguered company after it finally came clean that "fewer than 400,000" UK consumers have been caught up in the massive US data breach.
15th September 2017
UK businesses which engage third parties to process personal data on their behalf are being urged to go over their existing contracts with a fine tooth comb to ensure they will be compliant with GDPR, in new draft guidance issued by the Information Commissioner's Office.
15th September 2017
Backed by funding from The Data Lab, a blockchain-enabled pilot project has been launched which will track the chain of custody of connected medical devices throughout their lifecycle. Widely used to help people manage chronic conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease and...
14th September 2017
Brussels' plans to restrict collection and use of data in digital advertising as part of the proposed ePrivacy Regulation could have serious and unintended consequences, wiping out up to half of the €526bn (£470bn) market - equivalent to €263bn (£235bn).
13th September 2017
UK business bosses are stepping up their campaign to lobby the Government to use Brexit negotiations to seek an "adequecy decision" with the EU or put the country's burgeoning data economy at risk.
Latest Blogs & Articles
Blog by David Reed, director of research and editor-in-chief, DataIQ on 19th September 2017
If you run your business on spreadsheets, it is hard to transfer knowledge and easy to miss something important, like Ryanair just did. It could so easily have been avoided, argues David Reed.
Blog by Nick Evans, marketing practice director, Jaywing on 19th September 2017
Today’s digital world is rapidly changing as the boundaries between physical and digital disappear. This has created many opportunities for marketers. But there are hurdles to jump, from adopting new technology that combines online and offline data to acquiring a new skillset that makes sense of the rising tide of data.
Blog by Toni Sekinah, research analyst and features editor, DataIQ on 15th September 2017
Concluding an explanation of the eleven data science and machine learning technologies that Gartner says are on the up this year, Toni Sekinah reviews the remaining six.
Blog by Adrian Gregory, CEO, DataIQ Leaders on 15th September 2017
According to new research, only 32% of UK organisations plan to significantly invest in data and analytics. Adrian Gregory, CEO of DataIQ Leaders, advises on how to get executive buy-in for your proposal and the key components of a good data strategy.
Article by Toni Sekinah, research analyst and features editor, DataIQ on 13th September 2017
A survey of software developers from four different countries has revealed that many see data and analytics as key to career development. Toni Sekinah finds out why brogrammers are seeing pound signs in zeroes and ones.
Recent blog posts
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- Do (or don’t) believe the hype – part 2
- Two in five marketers lack data skills. Don’t be one of them!
- How to get your data strategy on board and in the business
- The money is not in the machines. It’s in the data
- Do (or don’t) believe the hype – part 1
- First they came for the charities. Then they came for gambling sites. Who’s next?
- Why the future of customer experience depends on online data
- Data science transfers to the big league
- Something for the kids, big kids and big data kids