Two senior data professionals have joined forces to launch a new scheme designed to maintain physical and mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 lockdown as well as unite the data community in raising funds for charity.
An app that helps carers to identify health risks and deterioration in elderly people in less than ten minutes and a digital platform to support homeless and vulnerable people are just two of 18 projects that have been handed funds to develop tools to support vulnerable people.
Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s is strengthening its commitment to data science in a drive to transform its supply chain by implementing a new artificial intelligence-powered platform which works by learning about customers’ behaviours.
The Open Data Institute (ODI) is offering free support services for public authorities, charities, researchers, developers and companies in designing data models and software to respond to the coronavirus crisis.
Data science is once again being deployed to help tackle the effects of the coronavirus with the NHS launching trials of a machine learning system that aims to predict the demand for intensive care unit (ICU) resources to treat patients suffering from the disease.
The Alan Turing Institute is joining forces with UK earth science artificial intelligence start-up Cervest to help communities and organisations understand and measure the effects of climatic events through a new research and development programme.
A cross-industry group, featuring leading companies across commerce, banking, travel, technology and research, is holding top-level talks with the Government to use data analytics to support policy makers and business leaders to drive the economic recovery following the coronavirus lockdown.
London-based meal-kit service Gousto, which has seen business boom since the Covid-19 lockdown, is banking on a large helping of data science-driven personalisation as it preps the firm for a new wave of expansion.
The Office of National Statistics (ONS) is launching two new online surveys as the organisation steps up its efforts to gather enough data to help it understand the effects of the coronavirus on society and the economy.