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Latest Big Data publications


Ming Tang, Chief Data Officer at NHS says ‘we can be better consumers of data to improve healthcare’

Tang emphasises that the main benefits of using data and analytics for the NHS are better decision making, and being able to plan more. ‘We will start thinking about where we need capacity. How can we be more proactive in managing issues? If we have another pandemic on top of Winter, we will have patterns that we can compare and contrast, which we then can apply to machine learning to forecast.’


Overcoming the challenges of integrating legacy data

Many innovative and cutting-edge technologies that make use of real-time analytics to provide actionable insights from data require a comprehensive view of all the data held by an organisation, if it is to be as successful as possible. Legacy databases can also represent data risks, due to the use of out-dated security, and are often incompatible with new technologies.


EU data authority orders Europol to delete personal data

The EDPS has granted a 12-month period for Europol to comply with the Decision for the datasets already received before this decision was notified to Europol.” In the 18 years since the EDPS was founded, the authority have admonished many institutions that have been accused of failing to uphold the privacy rights of individuals.


Why Sanjeevan Bala, Chief Data Officer at ITV, sees himself as a chameleon and data as magic

Sanjeevan Bala, Group Chief Data and AI Officer, ITV PLC, regards himself as ‘a bit of a chameleon.’ This quality has served him well in his career. In anticipation of Big Data World, Bala shared some of his remarkable journey into the magic of Data.


Machine learning trends to watch out for in 2022

The impact of machine learning can already be found in companies across virtually all industries.