Small businesses and start-up can get in on the AI action that may seem to be the domain of the tech giants. This was the view of DataJavelin’s Philip Rooney who made this claim to a room full of entrepreneurs and small business owners at a workshop. Toni Sekinah reports.
When over 200 delegates attended the 2019 DataIQ Transform conference, it provided an opportunity to check in on the timeline for digital transformation projects, as well as when value is likely to be realised and what role data is playing. David Reed reports.
Sir Nigel Shadbolt, co-founder of the Open Data Institute and expert AI researcher handed out three awards to an entrepreneur, a start-up and a data provider who all took part in the Data Pitch accelerator. Toni Sekinah reports.
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.
The DataIQ Awards prize for Best Use of Data in a Marketing Programme went to Global Media’s DAX platform for its campaign with eBay. DAX’s Eleanor Marshall told Toni Sekinah about the platform and the scale of increased activity it was able to deliver to eBay.
There is a book that can help companies get everyone involved in the overhaul to becoming truly data driven. Caroline Carruthers and Peter Jackson have joined forces and writing power again to author another book: Data Driven Business Transformation. Toni Sekinah takes a look.
Ramneet Julka heads up the advanced analytics consulting practice at Barclays UK, helping Barclays clients to identify and deploy big data analytics. She told the audience at the DataIQ Summit what skills are needed by the members of a consulting team and the process she goes through when delivering advanced analytics consulting services. Toni Sekinah reports.
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.