Marketplace for driving data, wejo, is connecting those that have it with those who need it. The company states that by joining up supply and demand, it is helping to save lives, reduce congestion and emissions, and create a better all-round driving experience. Toni Sekinah hears from wejo’s Steve Pimblett.
Cathy O’Neil is the author of the seminal book Weapons of Math Destruction, a book detailing how algorithms can deliver and amplify negative outcomes to the most vulnerable people in society. In a presentation at Teradata Universe, she talked about the concept of an ethical matrix and how these could objectively assess the positive and negative impact of algorithms on their stakeholders.
Chris Render of Hermes the parcel delivery company is responsible for data infrastructure and data processing. He tells Toni Sekinah about the digital transformation his company is undertaking and how it is being supported by a data transformation.
Meha Nelson is the winner of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Award, one of three awards given to organisations and participants of the Open Data Institute’s Data Pitch accelerator. She told Toni Sekinah how GDPR affected the collection of data for Predina, the accident prediction company she co-founded, and how data is used to avoid collisions.
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.
Data integration platforms collect, sort and transform data so it can be used for other business needs within an organisation. Valentino Baraldo of Diana Ecommerce Corporation and Mike Kiersey of Boomi told Toni Sekinah what benefits Diana gets from using integration platform Boomi and the other capabilities it has.
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.
The Open Data Institute is the non-profit organisation set up by Prof Sir Nigel Shadbolt and Sir Tim Berners-Lee to inspire people to be more innovative with data. At the ODI’s annual summit, the co-founders told Toni Sekinah why there should be a moratorium on online political advertising in the run-up the to the UK December general election and why data is not the new oil.
Reema Poddar of Teradata heads up the company’s technology and innovation office and looks after the information security. She tells Toni Sekinah about the women she admired in the technology and business worlds, what she does to make sure the customer comes first and how she encourages diversity in her organisation.
Concerns about data privacy and data security are top obstacles to effective use of data and analytics. This is finding of a report by Microstrategy of 500 data professionals across five countries. Toni Sekinah reports.