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.
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.
More than half of data-driven initiatives in business are failing with 27% of those failures due a lack of employee skills. Other causes include data security issues and poor data quality. This is according to a survey carried out on behalf of Exasol. Toni Sekinah reports.
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.
In the latest DataIQ podcast, we look at the work of The Data Lab under CEO Gillian Docherty, talk to Firas Khnaisser about DMA Scotland’s Value of Data campaign, catch up with 2017 number 1 in the DataIQ 100 Andy Day and find out about Surveillance Capitalism.
Cross-functional teams in CRM are relevant to most businesses as it is unusual for a project of any meaningful size not to touch different areas. They are important as they can break down barriers. Darron Gregory of TAP London shares some tips for making them a success.
Oliver Smith is leading a far-reaching innovation programme at Telefónica as part of a “health moonshot” to change lifestyles and reduce chronic illnesses. Ahead of his speech at Data Summit, he told DataIQ how they plan to get there.
It can be quite hard to remain optimistic in the current climate. While much of this is down to perception, some of these worries are very practical - what price tomatoes post-Brexit, for example? So, where can we look for a more upbeat response to the world around us? The DataIQ 100 launch event provided three good reasons to be cheerful.
With data being hailed as the fuel for the fourth industrial revolution, it’s no surprise to see new research emerging tying data maturity to business success. But what are the key ingredients for data maturity? And what are the key benefits? A new study has the answers.
The Strategic Priorities Fund of United Kingdom Research and Innovation has awarded £9.2 million to the Alan Turing Institute, the British Library and researchers from different universities to fund the five-year ‘Living with Machines’ project...