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Adapt or Die: why your business strategy is failing your data strategy

A few years ago I took a call from an analyst at a hedge fund who was looking for external data that would, in his words, provide “alpha.” I explained that our company was connected to thousands of data sources and hundreds of thousands of public datasets; I told him that we were continuously pulling in open data from 70 countries, standardizing it through an ingestion pipeline trained against the largest catalogue of public data in the world, and serving it up…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on November 11, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

Bridging the Digital Divide

Why is data so important?

Despite being about as prevalent as electricity, it can be difficult to adequately explain how critical data is to the modern world. From business operations to tackling the environmental crisis, data is the key to unlocking insight and developing intelligent solutions across every sector. Although Big Data has been in the news for at least a couple of decades, other types of data are now getting air time as well. Open…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on October 31, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

Want to be data-driven? Better start thinking about DataOps

Everyone’s talking data. Data is the key to unlocking insight, the secret sauce that will…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on October 2, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

Is There a Difference Between Open Data and Public Data?

Yep. And it’s a big one.



There is a general consensus that when we talk about open data we are referring to any piece of data or content that is free to…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on October 1, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Water Data Provides Ground-Level Insight into Business Risk

In May 2014, Milwaukee experienced 82 water main breaks in five days, sending thousands of people scrambling for water and costing the city hundreds of thousands of dollars in infrastructure repair and property damage. 

The series of breaks – although…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on September 16, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

Is Your Data Ready for AI?

Companies are champing at the bit to introduce any solution that promises Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. But hasty adoption is leaving one important question unanswered.
 
Is your data ready for AI? …
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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on July 22, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Ontario Government Announces Ontario's First-Ever Digital and Data Task Force.

ThinkData Works' co-founder and CEO Bryan Smith has been named Vice-Chair of the Government of Ontario’s first-ever Digital and Data Task Force. The task force is part of a wider provincial strategy to help Ontarians benefit directly from the data economy, improving the data literacy of both citizens and businesses while ensuring their personal privacy is protected.

The task force is being developed by the province’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, and is…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on July 16, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

5 Reasons You Need a Better Data Management Solution

Congratulations.
It took time, but you’re data-driven. You’ve got data scientists to crunch numbers, a fully stocked data lake, and analysts to make it all make sense. But even with the infrastructure in place, benefiting from data isn’t as easy as flipping a switch. These days, businesses have yet to properly…
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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on July 16, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

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