The data team at mobile-only bank Monzo is usually asked the same question in different guises: how has x changed over time? Neal Lathia of Monzo tells Toni Sekinah how he and his team made it easier to answer those questions, and find correlations between the answers.
AI is being adopted rapidly as organisations try to future-proof their business. But in the headlong rush to automate, are there risks in not getting the data basics sorted first? Can a more measured approach deliver better outcomes? Robert Goodwin of Wunderman considers.
Christopher Wylie is the man who revealed all about Cambridge Analytica and its misuse of Facebook data for political propaganda. At Data Summit 19, he spoke about his experience of working there and reasons for blowing the whistle.
TomTom was one of the leaders of the pack in the satnav market in the early 2000s, but things changed when phones became smarter and mapping apps went mainstream. Heiko Schilling of TomTom tells Toni Sekinah how the company stayed ahead in location technology and what insights can be derived from the crowdsourced data of its driving customers.
Everybody is talking about AI, but how many marketers are actually doing it - or capable of adopting it? Based on a new survey carried out by the DMA into the skills that marketers see as important for the future, head of insight Tim Bond says it is time to augment your intelligence about AI.
Through the creation of a recommendation engine for people looking to get a mortgage or remortgage, the data team at online mortgage broker Trussle learnt four important lessons. Robert Fairfield of Trussle explains how companies can give customers want they want but haven’t even asked for, by listening to them carefully.
IT departments no longer have sole ownership of data projects, according to a new survey of 1,000 data professionals from four countries. Toni Sekinah speaks to Paul Malyon of credit referencing agency Experian which commissioned the research to find out where that ownership is moving to.
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.
Online fashion platform SilkFred was set up in 2012 to help bring together smaller independent brands and fashionistas looking for an alternative to the offerings on the high street. Co-founder and CEO Emma Watkinson explained that she and her st...