NHS faces lawsuit over data deal with "spy-tech" firm Palantir
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Policy & legislation

NHS faces lawsuit over data deal with "spy-tech" firm Palantir

The Open Democracy suggests that the controversial contract hasn't had any data protection impact assessments
25 Feb 2021
What are petabytes and just how big are they?
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Server & storage

What are petabytes and just how big are they?

Enterprise storage is moving from tera to peta, but what do the terms mean?
19 Feb 2021
The best big data technologies
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big data

The best big data technologies

We round up the top big data storage, data mining, analysis and visualisation tools
2 Feb 2021
Best data modelling tools
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data management

Best data modelling tools

Data should inform your every decision, but first you need to work out how
27 Jan 2021
Google accused of colluding with Facebook over advertising auctions
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Data & insights

Google accused of colluding with Facebook over advertising auctions

The deal was designed to "kill competition" within the market, a multi-state lawsuit claims
17 Dec 2020
What is Business Intelligence (BI)?
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business intelligence (BI)

What is Business Intelligence (BI)?

BI is a simple concept, but not one that's always understood
7 Dec 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: What COVID-19 can teach us about open data
Data & insights

The IT Pro Podcast: What COVID-19 can teach us about open data

Data has been vital in helping to fight the pandemic - but how can we apply this to business?
30 Oct 2020
Cambridge Analytica models were exaggerated and ineffective, ICO claims
data protection

Cambridge Analytica models were exaggerated and ineffective, ICO claims

The regulator has confirmed it will end its ongoing investigation into misuse of data in political campaigning
8 Oct 2020
Yes, you can use Excel as an enterprise database tool
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Yes, you can use Excel as an enterprise database tool

Don’t be so quick to pin the government’s latest track and trace blunder on its choice of tools
5 Oct 2020
What is data and big data mining? An easy guide
Business strategy

What is data and big data mining? An easy guide

You have a lot of data, but how do you find the right data to make a business decision?
30 Sep 2020
Oracle hits back at "meritless" GDPR lawsuit
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Oracle hits back at "meritless" GDPR lawsuit

The Privacy Collective is accusing Oracle and Salesforce of collecting and sharing cookie tracking data without consent
14 Aug 2020
US gov reveals prototype for quantum internet
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US gov reveals prototype for quantum internet

A test site is under construction in Chicago although a nationwide network could be a decade away
24 Jul 2020
EU regulators claim Siri and Alexa are killing IoT competition
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Internet of Things (IoT)

EU regulators claim Siri and Alexa are killing IoT competition

Data collected from these devices is said to be giving major tech companies an unfair advantage in new markets
17 Jul 2020
Fivetran is now worth $1.2 billion thanks to new funding
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big data

Fivetran is now worth $1.2 billion thanks to new funding

Fivetran reaches coveted “unicorn” status after receiving Series C financing
30 Jun 2020
Don’t just collect data, innovate with it.
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customer experience (CX)

Don’t just collect data, innovate with it.

Removing the barriers to the experience economy
2 Mar 2020
MPs urge clampdown on ‘dodgy data misuse’ in elections
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big data

MPs urge clampdown on ‘dodgy data misuse’ in elections

Limitless fines have been proposed for those who break election rules
21 Jan 2020
How data can help SMBs with digital transformation
Big data
digital transformation

How data can help SMBs with digital transformation

Improve collaboration, enhance customer insights and more by making data a key part of your digital transformation strategy
15 Jan 2020
Google reveals UK’s most searched for terms in 2019
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Google reveals UK’s most searched for terms in 2019

People are seemingly more enraptured by consuming pineapples than registering to vote
11 Dec 2019
The IT Pro Podcast: How to build a data-driven business
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The IT Pro Podcast: How to build a data-driven business

We explore what goes into making an organisation truly data-enabled, and how to avoid the biggest pitfalls
6 Dec 2019
Illuminating insight for unstructured data at scale
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big data

Illuminating insight for unstructured data at scale

The importance of metadata and data management tools revealed
15 Nov 2019
What is data analytics?
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What is data analytics?

Data is just data, but with analytics it becomes actionable information
7 Nov 2019
ICO warns politicians against misusing data in 2019 election
Data & insights

ICO warns politicians against misusing data in 2019 election

Parties are reminded to follow the law in light of threats of data abuse and voter targeting
5 Nov 2019
Big data courses - which one should you choose?
Careers & training

Big data courses - which one should you choose?

Big data skills are in high demand, so what training and certifications will get you the job?
30 Oct 2019