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.
To be ready for the future, businesses will need to develop ambitious data strategies. This is the conclusion of ‘The Past, Present, and Future of Data,’ a new report from Dun and Bradstreet. Toni Sekinah reports.
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.