With much discussion of FaceApp’s end-user agreement, Toni Sekinah decided to pore over the small print of her new sports watch resulting in some comments and questions. She concluded that companies and organisations that collect our data need to more than just say ’these are our conditions, like it or lump it’.
For chief data officers who spent several years working hard on GDPR, the fines levied on BA and Marriott must feel disappointing. But it is CIOs and CISOs who have let those companies down, not CDOs, argues David Reed.
While there is ever-increasing use of industrial IoT and we are moving closer to a world where machines will be able to take care of themselves, those machines will not be fully robotised. This is according machine learning expert Mike Brooks of Aspen Technology who Toni Sekinah how his company identifies problems from sensor data.
Travel technology start-up Volantio has a platform that uses machine learning and analytics to help airlines manage their overbooked flights. Fenn Bailey of Volantio speaks to Toni Sekinah about his company uses analytics to do this and which other industries might benefit from such a platform.
The ICO sent shockwaves through the data world with two gigantic fines issued to two large enterprises in two days. Though this move will probably be welcomed by the public, it does throw up a lot of questions.
Data scientist Dr Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe has just joined photo printing company Popsa, a tech start-up that is on a mission to help people to easily create photobooks from their phones. Dr Seresinhe tells Toni Sekinah why she has moved away from research and into a start-up enterprise and why data science in a small company is a team effort.
Simon Prinn of Walgreens Boots Alliance has done his fair share of project and teamwork. He explains how he and his team have collaborated with stakeholders around the world on strategically important projects that supported decision making for the organisation. Toni Sekinah reports.