Digital transformation has evolved so rapidly in recent years that an “analytic divide” is now emerging, with many organisations fearing they need complex code and high-level data science skills to compete. But as Nick Jewell of Alteryx explains, the right mind-set combined with next generation tools can quickly close the gap between leaders and laggards.
Hackathons have huge appeal for talent management and acquisition, bringing with them some much-needed, tech-fuelled zeitgeist. To get the best out of them, you need to do careful preparation and goal-setting. Jane Smith shares a tip list based on her experiences to help you have a successful hack.
The trend towards using data and analytics to improve patient outcomes in the NHS has been accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. According to research by Qlik, 84% of NHS Trusts reported using data analytics to support patient care and operations during the crisis. Two of them told DataIQ how they have adopted new tools and what impact they have had.
If you have been charged with creating your organisation’s data ethics and AI policy, you might feel over-faced by the quantity of material on the subject and baffled by the range of regulators and organisations involved. In this article, Helen Crooks maps out the vested interests and directs you towards the sources that matter.
In this edition, Nicola Klein explains why the CDO is the Swiss Army knife of corporate roles, Anthony Klein considers a decade of data-driven transformation, and we hear about the newly relaunched OS Data Hub. Presented by David Reed.
Retail recommendation engines do a passable job at inspiring customers to make routine purchases. But what about something as unique as perfume? Can you automate this most personal of choices? Natalie Cramp of Profusion takes the lid off how AI is doing just that.
Getting your data strategy signed-off by the organisation is a great moment. But it is not the end of the task - it is actually where the work really begins. Lisa Allen of DAMA (UK) identifies the critical steps you need to take next.
The opportunities for data to help society respond to long-standing and emerging challenges is limited only by our imaginations. Covid-19 has highlighted this fundamental importance of data and technology. Jonathan Westley, CDO at Experian, points out some examples.
The economic recession has taken many data and analytics leaders back to their early days with a reduced headcount and shortage of deployable talent. Rebuilding will mean tackling some of the obstacles they already faced, plus a few new ones. Jorgen Heizenberg of Gartner offers five ways to restart the data revolution.
marketing is often one of the first departments to be hit by budget cuts when times get tough. Yet marketing activity can play an instrumental role in revenue generation and customer retention. Richard Shore of Dun and Bradstreet explains how a new data-driven playbook can help.