With high-level keynotes from end-user practitioners who operate at the nexus of data, code, tech and value, the DataIQ Summit will provide real-world insights into how you can prepare for the next generation of business.
A common experience for data practitioners when their organisation adopts a new digital-first strategy is that it often lands without a data strategy attached. This briefing note suggests five ways to avoid this happening and to make sure data is seen as integral to digital transformations, based on conversations with DataIQ Leaders and DataIQ 100 members.
Data engineers are the new in-demand skilled workers as organisation seek to integrate multiple data sources or move to new data platforms. This whitepaper considers the challenges of recruiting in a limited talent field and what skills this role really requires, based on a recent DataIQ Leaders roundtable.
Apprenticeships are an alternative route through higher education, but they are not well known or adopted within the data and analytics sector. This primer explains the basic principles of the scheme and the current options, as well as a few issues that have yet to be resolved.
In the early stages of maturity, analytics functions tend to operate in a highly-reactive state with little in the way of prioritisation of those incoming tasks. This creates a false expectation among stakeholders and stops the analytics function from progressing up the maturity curve to become proactive. This briefing paper outlines some key steps to avoid this trap.
DataIQ has partnered up with Tech Nation UK to find out what takes place when interrogating a dataset to find insights. In entry number two, Diana Akanho takes us through the second stage of a data analysis and presentation project, with a recap of the planning stage and an explanation of the doing stage.
Amy Chalfen leads a team that ensures the successful implementation of solutions for large financial institutions, insurance providers, retailers, governments and telecoms companies at consumer credit reporting company Experian. She tells to Toni Sekinah about her leadership style and the key to frictionless collaboration.
Can data be utilised to improve and even turn around this sorry state of high street shopping affairs? Perhaps. According to three experts, this can happen if physical retailers make of the most of the advantage they have over online-only retailers. Toni Sekinah reports.
The categories ‘Gypsy’ and ‘Irish Traveller’ were included as ethnicity options for the first time in the 2011 Census. However, there continues to be a woeful lack of demographic data about this group of people. Jenni Berlin of The Traveller Network told Toni Sekinah why there is so little data, the implications of it and what can be done to remedy the situation.
GDPR may have been in force for well over a year now, but UK staff have yet to change the way they handle sensitive data, with a third (34%) admitting they are still not taking the new regulation seriously even though the vast majority (84%) concede they know about compliance and their responsibilities.
The UK digital industry has overtaken both the construction and hospitality sectors in terms of headcount and now employs 2.1 million people, with tech jobs in some parts of the country accounting for huge swathes of the workforce.
More than a third of Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies are based in the UK, following £27bn of investment in the British tech sector over the past five years, with the country now home to over 70 so-called "unicorn companies", valued at more than $1 billion (£784 million).
The UK technology sector has been handed an £18.5 million cash injection by the Government in an effort to drive up skills in artificial intelligence and data science and support more adults to upskill and retrain to boost their careers or to find new employment.