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Technology and Innovation: Drivers of Change To Combat the Climate Crisis

COP26 has dominated the headlines throughout early November as the world’s leaders, scientists, activists, and academics gathered in Glasgow to discuss meaningful ways on how best to tackle climate change and reduce our impact on the environment. With tackling climate change labelled “the defining issue of our time”, global governments have restated their commitment to

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7 Trends in Analytics to Look out For in 2022

The pandemic caused changes in a lot of industries, but its impact has been particularly felt in the analytics industry.  Companies were forced to go fully digital, meaning simply having an online presence is now not enough to remain competitive. Enter analytics… Being able to make decisions based on facts and insight is more important

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12 Digital Trends To Look Out For 2021

2020 was the year where businesses had to adopt new digital technologies and new working practices. Business and consumer behaviour is changing rapidly, and digitalisation will continue at pace. Technology kept us going last year, but what of 2021? Focusing on our core markets, we’ve gathered together some of our favourite digital trends for 2021:

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Can Data Analytics get you a promotion?

As someone who leverages data analytics for a living, here’s a fun fact: Of all the people who engage my company, 45% get a job promotion within two years. When I see an interesting trend like that, I tend to dig deeper to better understand what’s driving such a fascinating trend. By the end of

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The Joy of GDPR

Happy GDPR week everyone! This Friday, the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, the most ambitious data privacy ruling since, well, ever. I’m not going to go through the specifics – there are plenty of vastly overpriced seminars for that – but it’s basically about giving EU citizens more rights and control over their personal information, info on how and why it’s being collected and used,

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New £2m tech incubator will create 2,000 jobs in Manchester

Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has officially launched a new £2m tech incubator which will help create up to 2,000 jobs in data science and technology innovation companies over the next decade. Reflecting the ambitions of the updated Greater Manchester strategy to build on the city region’s strengths in technology and digital innovation, the incubator will provide

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Diversity in Tech is essential: How can you achieve it?

SAP’s Shuchi Sharma discusses with Information Age the importance of embracing diversity in tech, and how organisations can achieve it In 2017, #MeToo and the first Women’s March incited energy into the female population which has carried into 2018 with #TimesUp and the second Women’s March. As these movements reach out towards the corporate and enterprise level, it’s important

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Scientists plan European AI hub to compete with US

Leading scientists have drawn up plans for a vast multinational European institute devoted to world-class artificial intelligence (AI) research in a desperate bid to nurture and retain top talent in Europe. The new institute would be set up for similar reasons as Cern, the particle physics lab near Geneva, which was created after the second world war

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