The Financial Conduct Authority’s TechSprint brought together teams from all over the world to focus on how privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) can help financial institutions to share data. Simon McDougall of the ICO, who helped to judge the entries, feeds back on what he learned.
Since launching in 2015, Women in Data has seen its community and conference audiences grow significantly. On the eve of the fifth event, its co-founders told David Reed why, despite an active and growing cohort of female data practitioners, there is still such a long way to go - and therefore a need for the network.
A new stimulus fund of £150,000 is available to eligible projects that will increase access to data and drive innovation in the engineering sector. The fund has been announced alongside the publication of a manifesto and report aimed at getting companies and organisations in the engineering sector to publish, use and share data. Toni Sekinah reports.
In this edition of the podcast, Amanda Davis of Parkinson’s talks about the charity’s new data strategy and CRM platform. Plus, Tom Smith of the ONS Data Science Campus reflects on two years of activity.
The current methods of governing artificial intelligence and autonomous systems are not sufficient to protect our connected devices from having their vulnerabilities exploited by hackers. Dr Bertie Müller points out some of the flaws in the systems that some of us use on a daily basis, and what might be a better way to mitigate them.
What should come first; the question that you want the data to give the answer to or the answers with the question being devised retrospectively? At Digital Transformation Expo, Toni Sekinah put the question to Dale Campbell of TfL and Anthony Bartolo of Microsoft about whether the data cart goes before the horse or vice versa.
On World Mental Health Day, Toni Sekinah takes a look at some of the companies using technology, and in some cases, data and artificial intelligence, to combat mental illness and widen access to services.
In the wake of Ada Lovelace Day several women working in STEM fields shared their views on the difficulties of working in the industry, what can be done to encourage more women and girls to enter the field and steps that can be taken to facilitate that.
Technology is to buzzwords as jam is to wasps. But don’t let the jargon put you off - underneath these terms there are innovative approaches that can help to transform your business. James Eiloart of Tableau explains why data democratisation is one such example.
Unsurprisingly police forces are pleased and civil liberties organisations are displeased at the judgement passed down on the use of automated facial recognition technology by the police last month essentially saying that it is lawful.