Tag or Interest: Culture

  1. 18/09/2018 - 17:15 Type of content: Article
    As part of a tour to promote her new book, Dr Hannah Fry took part in a discussion at the Royal Society of Arts last week. Some of the opinions she expressed included; why we don’t have to worry about an android-powered apocalypse for many years, why the way we...
  2. 14/09/2018 - 13:15 Type of content: News
    Over three months after GDPR came into force, the vast majority of firms have been found wanting when it comes to giving consumers access to the information that is held on them, with 70% of businesses worldwide failing to meet the 30-day deadline even though others...
  3. 10/09/2018 - 15:45 Type of content: News
    Companies have been struggling with the plight of dirty data for years but, despite increased scrutiny around data privacy, two-fifths (42%) of firms' total data environments have not been modified for between three and seven years. The widespread issue of so-called "...
  4. 07/09/2018 - 15:15 Type of content: Article
    Only 1% of decision makers say their organisations are fully data-driven. Furthermore, 40% stated their company is between a quarter and halfway along that transformation journey from focusing on business intelligence to data and analytics. This is according to a...
  5. 07/09/2018 - 13:15 Type of content: News
    Data may be increasingly crucial to the majority of organisations - with 80% claiming they are unable to function without their data sources and 25% totally reliant on data in daily operations and decision-making - but a third of business leaders are still failing to...
  6. 31/08/2018 - 11:15 Type of content: Blog
    A tweet recently popped up on my timeline with a link to a story stating that the genetics company 23andMe will no longer let app developers read the DNA data of its customers. 23andMe is one of numerous consumer DNA testing companies in the market at the moment. For...
  7. 21/08/2018 - 11:45 Type of content: Article
    A new bank of open data regarding attitudes to health, with input from 4,000 UK participants, has been published by the collaborators of the Live:Lab project. By playing a gamified quiz ‘Crush your FOFO’ users anonymously answered questions that determined if they had...
  8. 17/08/2018 - 11:30 Type of content: Article
    The ten sports data start-ups taking part in the OpenActive Accelerator put on a mini demo day showing how far they have progressed over the last three months. They have been receiving support, advice and guidance from the Open Data Institute and Sport England on how...
  9. 14/08/2018 - 16:00 Type of content: Blog
    Recently a friend sent me a video of a young woman doing the Keke Challenge. This is a meme in which people dance along to the tune In My Feelings by Drake, usually filmed from a moving vehicle. In the video I was sent, the woman dances in the road and is subsequently...
  10. 09/08/2018 - 12:30 Type of content: Blog
    Does your organisation have any of the following goals in its use of data and analytics? A diffusion of knowledge across all levels of staff. Productivity improvements resulting from self-optimisation against group benchmarks. Reduced management intervention, but...

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