Latest Data News

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.
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.
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urged to go over their existing contracts with a fine tooth comb to ensure they will be compliant with GDPR, in new draft guidance issued by the Information Commissioner's Office.
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...
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).
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

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.
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.
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.
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. 
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.