Zurich Insurance went through a transformation to simplify its data processes, and was recognised with a DataIQ Transformation with Data award. Toni Sekinah speaks to Anita Fernqvist who lead the turnaround.
When knowledge transfer is automated, expertise is extracted from one person and stored digitally before being passed to someone else. Ron Beck of Aspen Technology tells Toni Sekinah how the automation of knowledge can help ease the problems caused by the talent gap in the oil and gas industry.
Back in 2016, Openreach was facing growing pressure for poor delivery of its business ethernet service. To unblock the work stream, it used a new data analytics tool to see what was causing the problems. Jason Teoh explains to DataIQ how being able to visualise the issue has turned the situation around.
As National Apprenticeship Week was only last week, it is a good time to shine a light on some of the apprenticeships that focus on getting people prepared to work in the data industry. If you are thinking of becoming an apprentice or you know someone who might, Toni Sekinah highlights a few UK employers that combine education and training, in addition to a salary.
It was International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March and for those who may wonder why the need for female-focused days, events and initiatives, Toni Sekinah offers some salient arguments as to why they are necessary, especially in the world of data and analytics.
For the first DataIQ podcast, launched on International Women’s Day, we focus on two former number ones in the DataIQ 100 - Elizabeth Denham and Payal Jain - and find out what female data scientists do to keep motivated. Plus, will recent scandals bring more regulation for social media? With David Reed and Toni Sekinah.
It can be quite hard to remain optimistic in the current climate. While much of this is down to perception, some of these worries are very practical - what price tomatoes post-Brexit, for example? So, where can we look for a more upbeat response to the world around us? The DataIQ 100 launch event provided three good reasons to be cheerful.
"I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept." These are the words of activist Angela Davis, which Yasmin Hinds of Sopra Steria put into action. She told Toni Sekinah how speaking up and calling for change meant that she went from being a conference delegate one year to a panellist the next.
With data being hailed as the fuel for the fourth industrial revolution, it’s no surprise to see new research emerging tying data maturity to business success. But what are the key ingredients for data maturity? And what are the key benefits? A new study has the answers.
The application of intelligent use of information and technology to provide better care for patients has fantastic potential but Dr Amitava Banerjee, a specialist in heart failure and cardiac services, has some concerns about inclusion and data quality among other issues.