IT Pro is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

The IT Pro Podcast: Data-driven doggos

Who’s a good boy? Data science has the answer

How do you keep track of canine genetic information, breeding data and a quarter of a billion communications records, all spread across different systems? That’s the challenge being grappled with by Guide Dogs for the Blind, a charity organisation dedicated to helping improve the lives of people who are blind or partially sighted. 

Like many organisations, Guide Dogs is in the process of unifying its data assets in order to make them as efficient and valuable as possible, and in this week’s episode, we speak to CIO Gerard McGovern about how the project is going. We look at the importance of data warehousing, the benefits of accessible data, and how data can help identify a good dog.

Footnotes

Subscribe

Featured Resources

Join the 90% of enterprises accelerating to the cloud

Business transformation through digital modernisation

Free Download

Delivering on demand: Momentum builds toward flexible IT

A modern digital workplace strategy

Free download

Modernise the workforce experience

Actionable insights and an optimised experience for both IT and end users

Free Download

The digital workplace roadmap

A leader's guide to strategy and success

Free Download

Recommended

How laptops have changed in the last five years
Sponsored

How laptops have changed in the last five years

16 Jun 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: How Singapore became a data centre powerhouse
data centres

The IT Pro Podcast: How Singapore became a data centre powerhouse

20 May 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Solving SMB challenges through tech
SMB

The IT Pro Podcast: Solving SMB challenges through tech

13 May 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: How to scale your tech platform
software development

The IT Pro Podcast: How to scale your tech platform

6 May 2022

Most Popular

Universities are fighting a cyber security war on multiple fronts
cyber security

Universities are fighting a cyber security war on multiple fronts

4 Jul 2022
Hackers claim to steal personal data of over a billion people in China
data breaches

Hackers claim to steal personal data of over a billion people in China

4 Jul 2022
Latest LockBit ransomware strain 'strikingly similar' to BlackMatter
ransomware

Latest LockBit ransomware strain 'strikingly similar' to BlackMatter

4 Jul 2022