Talk of contact tracing apps to tackle COVID-19 serves to highlight the difficult balance between using data to personalise services and robust data protection. Whether your organisation is involved in building these solutions or not, Craig Suckling of IAG Loyalty suggests there are four principles to keep you on the right side of your customers.
In this edition, Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham talks to DataIQ about the consultations and guidelines the ICO has been running, and Peter Jackson discusses his job as group director of data sciences for the L&G group. Plus Jane Pierce of Autism Forward.
Building a successful and lasting analytics community takes time and effort. Liz Matthews of Mango Solutions looks at some useful steps that organisations can take to establish and maintain a thriving collaborative approach.
Fraud costs the government an estimated £31 billion to £49 billion a year. To tackle thist, reforms to the government’s anti-fraud efforts are vital. Satrajit "Satty" Saha of TransUnion in the UK explains how commercial data organisations can play their part.
Lyndsay Weir is global data and analytics manager at Nestlé. At the Women in Data conference in November, she was named as one of the new list of female industry role models, the 20 in Data and Tech. She told DataIQ how being a female leader and role model can be done in a quiet way.
For data-driven organisations, some of your most high-potential employees are those with strong data skills and a desire to share them with others. James Eiloart of Tableau explains how to identify and manage these data champions
Dun & Bradstreet, a business information data company that provides business credit reports, has over 330 million business records on its Data Cloud. Andy Crisp tells Toni Sekinah about his observation having completed 20 years in at Dun & Bradstreet and what it means to ‘own’ data at the company.
Electronics giant Siemens and blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan are both improving their data practices with a self-service analytics platform. Toni Sekinah hears from Jon Cajacob and Franky Stephenson who say that self-serve analytics is making their organisations more efficient and more productive, and the charity data is no longer in a ’shack’.
Reema Poddar of Teradata heads up the company’s technology and innovation office and looks after the information security. She tells Toni Sekinah about the women she admired in the technology and business worlds, what she does to make sure the customer comes first and how she encourages diversity in her organisation.
Concerns about data privacy and data security are top obstacles to effective use of data and analytics. This is finding of a report by Microstrategy of 500 data professionals across five countries. Toni Sekinah reports.