What your business needs to do to comply with the new GDPR legislation

The new GDPR legislation (General Data Protection Regulation) was approved by the European Parliament in April 2016. It will replace national laws, unifying data protection and easing the flow of information across Europe. It comes into force on May 25th, 2018 at which time all UK organisations, however small, will have to comply with a […]

An Intelligent Approach to IT Change

As with any old car with a worn out engine, old computer systems need updating and replacing. Could your organisation bear the cost of the commercial damage or business interruption caused by a systems’ crash? As we become surrounded by increasing amounts of available data, smart businesses enhance their intelligence, but how can you get […]

Big Data and the world of Unknown Unknowns

Within the world of data protection and privacy – the phrase ‘Big Data’ has become the buzz word synonymous with Data Protection Conferences and LinkedIn postings by privacy professionals. It is as commonplace as more traditional themes such as data breaches and cyber security. The proposed Data Protection Regulation makes no specific reference to Big […]

The Internet of Human Things

Is the exploitation of corporate intelligence hindered by past organisational structures, management styles and KPIs? Or are people the blockage? There is no doubt BigData is invaluable to marketing. Data Scientists are becoming the gold diggers at the frontier of a market land grab. But companies will only succeed if intelligence is aggregated, curated and released […]

Building Trusted Relationships with Analytics & Experience

“For us, it’s really about realizing that our guests are giving us a little more information – and permission to have a different kind of conversation with them. In return, we’re delivering something a little more relevant, a little more personalized, to those who choose to engage with us in this way,”. This was quoted […]

Open Data Project to track 10 Years of Voluntary Sector Finances

Reprint of article published today on NCVO’s website: The NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) and the Third Sector Research Centre are to create a data resource that will improve the evidence base for the voluntary sector, particularly in relation to its finances and resources over the past decade. The data bank will be the culmination […]