DHSC ramps up departmental investment in data scientists

July 18, 2024

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has upped its data personnel budget to £5.37m over the course of the past 12 months, according to data obtained by a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. The information, acquired and analysed […]

How top IT leaders create first-mover advantage

July 11, 2024

Via: CIO
Category: BI Users, Executive

CIO Hall of Famers Steve Randich and Neal Sample weigh in on what it takes to build and lead IT cultures that deliver transformative results. In a business environment defined by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), the most successful […]

Data Integrity: What It Is and Why It Matters

June 20, 2024

The term “garbage in, garbage out,” or GIGO, dates back to the earliest days of commercial computing in the mid-20th century. Yet the concept was present more than 100 years earlier at the very dawn of computing. When Charles Babbage […]

BI Users, Data Analyst

Ask a Data Ethicist: When Is It OK to Use “Fake” Data?

July 8, 2024


It’s easier than ever to use AI-generated images or text and to create synthetic data for use in research. A recent high-profile story got me thinking more about this question: When is it OK to use “fake” data? Before we […]