View Post

Fireside Chat #4 – with Donald Farmer

In Data Literacy, Fireside Chat, Guest, Video by dlgeek

Donald Farmer is an incredibly knowledgeable and inspiring leader in the field of data and analytics and has been for many years. He sat down with Angelika and Boris to speak about monkeys, bananas, analytics, corporate culture and the most important bit: the human element. Donald shared some interesting anecdotes about what value he sees in decision support systems, which …

View Post

Fireside Chat #3 – with David Bolton

In Data Literacy, Data Science, Featured, Fireside Chat, Guest, Video by dlgeek

David Bolton joins us for a sitdown to chat about how data, analytics, machine learning, and AI revolutionise the way the healthcare industry works. David elaborates on the huge benefits frontline workers in hospitals can derive from putting data to work in the ward. Among other things we discuss how patient readmission chances can be predicted and used to increase …

View Post

Fireside Chat #1 – Is Data Really the New Oil?

In Fireside Chat, Video by Boris Michel

Boris and Angelika discuss whether the – quite overused – phrase: “Data is the new oil” has any merit or not. We talk about how neither data nor oil has a lot of intrinsic value without being refined first. Both can have immense, even life-changing, value if treated, and then used right.