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Man vs Machine: Why the competition?

With the continued evolution of industries such as Data Science and the Internet of Things, there is a mix of excitement and fear amongst the populous. Excitement for what they can do for our lives or businesses, but fear of what it will mean for humanity. The fears are normally sourced from the media or some [...]

Just how “Data Intelligent” is your company?

Whilst terms like "Big Data", "Data Analytics", "Business Intelligence" and "Data Science" have seemingly being around for many years, not a lot of companies have really understood the boundaries between these, and the interrelationships between them to lead their efforts in data to genuine business impact. Business impact is the key end goal from any [...]

CIT Guest Lecture on IoT

I'd like to point you to a recent lecture I did for the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) on the Internet of Things. You can see it here. In the lecture I cover the following: Happy watching! -> Introducing the Internet of Things -> Understanding IoT -> How to Design for IoT -> Data Governance -> What [...]

Closing off Web Summit 2015 – Day 2/3

And so it ends. The Web Summit on Irish shores finished on Thursday (for now), and I must admit there was an athmosphere of "what if" and that of sombreness. But we cannot allow this to affect our perspective and thinking of the impact this conference has had on Ireland tech landscape.. Paddy Cosgrave has [...]

10 Perspectives on “All Things Data”

Switching focus back to a series of technical blog posts, over the next 5/6 blog posts (there may be some Web Summit updates intertwined!) I aim to demystify "all things data", to include reporting - analytics - data science - business intelligence, key difference and dependencies between these terms, explore an introduction to where machine [...]

The 2020 Digital Employee: 10 Characteristics

Whilst this blog is focused at the characteristics that millennials (and others) functioning in the technology sector will need to have in the coming years, it could be associated to other industries also. Some of these features are already in play, however they are not seen currently as a full set. Happy reading. 1: Collaborator Internal company [...]