The global solidarity campaign for gender equality HeForShe was founded five years ago in June 2014. What does this mean on the ground in the data world? How do men who are supporting women in data showing that support? Toni Sekinah speaks to three men in data and technology to find out.
DataIQ has partnered up with Tech Nation UK to find out what takes place when interrogating a dataset to find insights. In entry number two, Diana Akanho takes us through the second stage of a data analysis and presentation project, with a recap of the planning stage and an explanation of the doing stage.
Can data be utilised to improve and even turn around this sorry state of high street shopping affairs? Perhaps. According to three experts, this can happen if physical retailers make of the most of the advantage they have over online-only retailers. Toni Sekinah reports.
Data science and analytics company Alteryx launched the Women of Analytics series of events three years ago to coincide with Women’s History Month. Olivia Duane Adams of Alteryx tells Toni Sekinah about the origins of the initiative and the changes she has seen in the field of analytics throughout the years.
The Visualize No Malaria initiative has been running since 2015 as a collaboration between non-profit health organisation, PATH, the Zambian Ministry of Health and four tech companies – including data analytics provider Exasol. Jeff Bernson of PATH and Eva Murray of Exasol tell Toni Sekinah how the partnership is driving out malaria in Zambia.
Konica Minolta Marketing Services (KMMS) proclaims to help brands get the best value out of their data. Steve Lowell of KMMS tells an audience which tools and processes his company uses to extract that value and why this task is so challenging in today’s information age.
How exactly does one ‘do data’? For those of us who work around data but not actually with it, analytics and insights can seem like alchemy. Numbers and data go in at one end and data-driven insights come out at the other. So DataIQ has partnered up with Tech Nation UK to have a peek behind the curtain of a data project.
Business intelligence and data visualisation company Qlik has launched a data literacy certificate for people who work within and outside of data analytics. Toni Sekinah speaks to Kevin Hanegan of Qlik to find out how the certificate was designed and the skills and competencies prescribed within it.
The Tech Nation Report is billed as a snapshot of the state of the nation of UK tech. It has been published since 2015 and this year’s report, published on 14th May, highlights the importance of data science and artificial intelligence to the technology ecosystem. Toni Sekinah reports.
In the public sector, there is a need to be creative with resources in order for them to stretch and meet increasing demand for services. Neill Crump of Worcestershire County Council told Toni Sekinah how the non-metropolitan council is piloting new ways of sharing data to reduce vulnerability across the county.