Metrics are at the heart of a well-performing data science function and need to be clear to both practitioners and leaders. But they are also difficult to define and not every project can be easily ...
Democratisation of data is a concept that is currently high on the hype cycle. By enabling self-service querying and report building, it is anticipated that the whole business will become more data-...
A panel discussion about location data, privacy and consent held at the Geovation office generated healthy debate about the rights of citizens and responsibilities of tech companies in relation to location data and privacy. ’Iis privacy a privilege or a right?’ was one of the questions raised. Toni Sekinah reports.
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.
The Data Lab, Scotland’s innovation centre for data science which was recently appointed to lead the development of a new national strategy on artificial intelligence, has strengthened its governance board with the appointment of five new members from industry.
The shift away from passwords and pin numbers cannot come soon enough for the majority of UK consumers, with nearly three-fifths (57%) saying they would be happy to ditch traditional methods and embrace biometric verification.
Zurich UK has become the latest high-profile brand to open its own data academy as part of the finance giant’s plans to put data at the heart of its business and equip staff with skills for the future.
The Information Commissioner’s Office is planning to update its guidance on how companies should deal with so-called "data subject access requests" (DSARs) and has launched a consultation on new draft guidance, just 18 months after the current version was first published.