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Government Collected Data and It’s Uses

Big data is a general term for the massive amount of digital information being collected from all sorts of sources collected into databases using various techniques. 2.5 quintillion bytes of data added each day to these databases with the majority of the world’s information collected in the last five years and with only 10% of

2019-10-24T15:12:10+00:00Latest News|

Data Set project partner meeting no.2 – Spain

From the 30th to the 31st of May, 2019, the DataSET project consortium paid a visit to the birthplace of Cervantes, a World Heritage Site which transcends the 16th century spirit through its early Renaissance architecture – Alcala de Henares, Spain. With a warm welcome from the representatives of Universidad de Alcala, the consortium held

2019-09-18T11:33:32+00:00Latest News|

EU Data Policy-Making: from Open Access to Developing Data Economy

The development of computer technology and digitalization made it possible to mine and store a massive amount of data. It allows businesses to identify new trends which can be used to make better decisions and seize new opportunities. Big data has become a powerful driver for economic growth, competitiveness, innovation, job creation and societal progress.

2019-08-28T13:45:56+00:00Latest News|

The New VET Guide to Data Skills Development – Momentum

Context In today’s digital, connected world, the savviness with which entrepreneurs employ information and communication technologies is essential to competitiveness. However, while digital communication skills have improved across the population generally, the ability to leverage information, especially data, is still underdeveloped. This is a lost opportunity: the volume of data that business owners have access

2019-08-08T11:36:55+00:00Latest News|

Data Skills Development Initiatives

Benefits of Big Data for Business Organizations There are many small and large business organizations that are making use of big data to derive a lot of amazing benefits. Below are a few examples of how gathering data and using already gathered data can help a business in different stages of its development. Risk Analysis

2019-07-26T09:20:32+00:00Latest News|

Your Data in the Turmoil of Brexit

International transfers of personal data are instantaneous and constant. Everyday business functions such as uploading data files to the cloud or sending emails potentially involve transferring personal data across international borders. This is particularly relevant in today’s global economy where business functions are often outsourced overseas for operational and cost efficiencies. Following Brexit, the UK

2019-06-01T11:56:12+00:00Latest News|

Edison: Building the data science profession

One of the largest job advertisement website Glasdoor has identified Data Scientist as the top job in their listings for three consecutive years. However, while the demands for Data Scientists is on the rise, we experience quite a noticeable gap in understanding Data Science as a profession, let alone having a comprehensive training schemes for

2019-05-12T01:47:47+00:00Latest News|