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.
GDPR wasn’t the data apocalypse many anticipated, but it has changed how consumers view their data. For companies that respect this shift and learn how to orchestrate customer data effectively, there are rewards to be had, argues Tealium’s Lindsay McEwan.
Andy McPhee of AstraZeneca manages a large team of data engineers working with almost all aspects of data within the pharmaceutical giant. He told Toni Sekinah the major data challenge his company was facing and the company-wide strategic initiative that has data at the heart of it.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s TechSprint brought together teams from all over the world to focus on how privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) can help financial institutions to share data. Simon McDougall of the ICO, who helped to judge the entries, feeds back on what he learned.
A new stimulus fund of £150,000 is available to eligible projects that will increase access to data and drive innovation in the engineering sector. The fund has been announced alongside the publication of a manifesto and report aimed at getting companies and organisations in the engineering sector to publish, use and share data. Toni Sekinah reports.
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.
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.
Technology is to buzzwords as jam is to wasps. But don’t let the jargon put you off - underneath these terms there are innovative approaches that can help to transform your business. James Eiloart of Tableau explains why data democratisation is one such example.