Since launching in 2015, Women in Data has seen its community and conference audiences grow significantly. On the eve of the fifth event, its co-founders told David Reed why, despite an active and growing cohort of female data practitioners, there is still such a long way to go - and therefore a need for the network.
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.
Michael Anderson is the pioneer of Elevated Leadership, a leadership approach that uses personal growth to develop the natural style of each individual. Ahead of his keynote presentation at this week’s ScotSoft, DataIQ asked him about leadership and how to develop the right culture in business.
This week sees the annual Scottish tech event, ScotSoft. As developers, vendors and industry leaders make their way to Edinburgh, DataIQ caught up with one of the keynote speakers, Ross Tuffee, about the importance of inspiring young people to take up careers in the tech sector.
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.
Data scientists work in a multitude of industries, applying similar principles to different scenarios. Asitang Mishra of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab told an audience that what he thinks those principles are and how he applies in them in the context of the US space agency.
Five teams of researchers presented data-driven solutions to societal and environmental problems at the end of August. They had just completed a 12-week Data Science for Social Good Fellowship Programme at Imperial College London. Toni Sekinah reports.
Imposter syndrome can affect almost anyone, even those high-achievers who seem to be secure in their abilities. Data professional Tola Alade spoke to Toni Sekinah about how being unable to recognise her achievements has affected her career and the steps she has taken to address that.