Data Visualisation

Can the UK Public Sector Become Better, Faster, Stronger?

Simon Dennis | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Tech
Simon Dennis

When it's claimed that the UK government could be wasting money that's equivalent to current spending on state pensions - and considerably more than what's spent by the Department for Education - you know that action is needed.

What Can 'Where's Wally' Teach Us About Data Visualisation?

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

There's a reason why 'Where's Wally' is so effective and enduringly popular. The human brain is evolved to use colour, shapes and patterns as catalysts for cognitive recognition. These originally enabled us to spot threats in the environment; now they enable us to spot trends and sequences in charts more easily.

Using Your Data for You

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

As we all know, a lot of today's businesses have extensive data on us as consumers. Be it our favourite social network, the local supermarket or the bank. But not a lot of that insight is ever used to its full potential, either for the business, or the consumer.

The Power of the Hidden Data Gem

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

If there's one thing that working with data teaches you, it's to expect the unexpected. After all, it's easy to look at data sets and extrapolate the obvious conclusions that stand out from the most glaring statistics. But what if the real value of the data was to be found elsewhere?

Insight is Where the People Are

Sean Farrington | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Sean Farrington

Now that we have some of these insights on The Future, thanks to more advanced technologies, knowledge-workers can go to work to keep the candle burning brightly. Because Insight is for Everyone.

8 Week Startup Experiment at 153-year-old Newspaper, The Irish Times, concludes with data visualization startup 'GetBulb' Winning €50,000 Prize

Dr Johnny Ryan | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Johnny Ryan

In a recent post at the HuffPost UK I wrote about my conversations with Liam Kavanagh, Managing Director of The Irish Times Group, on the lessons learned from The Digital Challenge.