In this edition of the podcast, Amanda Davis of Parkinson’s talks about the charity’s new data strategy and CRM platform. Plus, Tom Smith of the ONS Data Science Campus reflects on two years of activity.
The current methods of governing artificial intelligence and autonomous systems are not sufficient to protect our connected devices from having their vulnerabilities exploited by hackers. Dr Bertie Müller points out some of the flaws in the systems that some of us use on a daily basis, and what might be a better way to mitigate them.
What should come first; the question that you want the data to give the answer to or the answers with the question being devised retrospectively? At Digital Transformation Expo, Toni Sekinah put the question to Dale Campbell of TfL and Anthony Bartolo of Microsoft about whether the data cart goes before the horse or vice versa.
On World Mental Health Day, Toni Sekinah takes a look at some of the companies using technology, and in some cases, data and artificial intelligence, to combat mental illness and widen access to services.
In the wake of Ada Lovelace Day several women working in STEM fields shared their views on the difficulties of working in the industry, what can be done to encourage more women and girls to enter the field and steps that can be taken to facilitate that.
The creation of the Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3) earlier this year combined the high standards of research at the University within a unified resource centre that also pulls in up to ten research partners from across industry. David Reed found out more.
Salary expectations in the data and analytics industry have been greatly inflated by the hype surrounding this sector, especially for data scientists. But when even data quality practitioners are demanding a premium for their skills, what can employers do? David Reed considers.
Payal Jain of JCURV scooped the Transformation with Data prize at the DataIQ Awards in the summer. She tells Toni Sekinah about JCURV’s ‘datagility’ model and the biggest challenge she and the team faced during the transformation process at Sainsbury’s.
Sports retailer Decathlon launches its sports activity and advice platform, PLAY, which offers users informative articles about different sports and the opportunity to book sessions to play those sports at the facilities of partner gyms, studios and leisure providers. Toni Sekinah speaks to Decathlon UK’s Siggy Simon too find out more.
Artificial intelligence may not be well enough understood by executives for organisations to extract value from the new technology. The findings of a survey of business attitudes towards AI suggest this is the case. Toni Sekinah reports.