Dustin Spangler of Larry H Miller Sports and Entertainment has a huge variety of data to deal with as sports teams, a cycle race and a cinema chain, to name a few, fall under his company’s umbrella. He tells Toni Sekinah the challenges that he and his team face when dealing with that variety of data and how they went about choosing a cloud platform.
Energy industry research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie, has been integrating its numerous data sources into a single platform since the end of 2018. Karen Padir and Craig Foot tell Toni Sekinah how the platform Lens and its latest module are helping the company’s clients, consultants and researchers to locate and evaluate energy sources.
Yasmeen Ahmad, of Teradata, began her data career with a PhD in proteomics data. She tells Toni Sekinah about being a role model for women in data, the different attitudes to regulation in Europe and the US and why she is so excited by the prospect of personalised medicine.
We are stardust, we are golden. But data scientists could soon be finding themselves ushered out of the garden they have been enjoying for the last five years. The reason? In a down economy, companies look to cut out expensive overheads and replace them with the very automation they have been asking this function to build. David Reed explains.
Sporting Group generates prices for fixed-odds bet pricing for its B2B clients and offers its retail customers the opportunity to do spread betting. Peter Wallis of Sporting Group spoke to Toni Sekinah about the technology and data behind these high-stakes numbers.
Professor Daniel Ray is a veteran of the healthcare data sector and is our number two in the DataIQ 100 2019. He told Toni Sekinah how patients and clinicians can be empowered by data and what he plans to do once he leaves his role at the end of this decade.
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.