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Let’s deliver growth through data

Our guest blog comes from Kate Forbes, Scottish Government Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, who explains why Scotland is in a great position to use data to...

Building the knowledge economy

Liz McAreavey, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, discusses what data-driven innovation’s place in the City Region Deal means for the region’s businesses Data-Driven Innovation seems to be...

Our sector experts: Joshua Ryan-Saha, Tourism and Festivals

To be a tourist is to choose the unknown over the familiar. The tourist steps outside their workaday life and embraces something totally different. This process of de-familiarising might...

Data. It’s not just about the numbers…

Rachel Aldighieri, MD of the Direct Marketing Association, discusses why the marketing industry must elevate the status of data in order to build trust with consumers and attract the...

Inspiration and imagination in data-driven innovation comes to Edinburgh

Technical solutions alone are not enough if we are to address the challenges of the data revolution, writes Dr Drew Hemment Each year, Edinburgh’s Festivals bring people together from...

Our sector experts: Caroline Parkinson, Creative Industries

Data is the thread through this programme supporting ten industries over the next ten years to maximise their potential not just for the sectors themselves but for their customers,...

Our sector experts: Gemma Cassells, Public Sector

I’m passionate about exploring how the region can work collaboratively to solve challenges. The breadth of services provided by the public sector means there is no shortage of opportunities...

Our sector experts: Damien McGarrigle, Financial Services and FinTech

The unique nature of the Edinburgh and South East City Region Deal, through the Data-Driven Innovation programme, presents an amazing opportunity to prepare the region for an increasingly rapid...

Mind the gap: Let’s improve our use of data in teaching

School pupils can learn about data in fun and interactive teaching sessions that will help us tackle Scotland’s skills gap, writes Professor Judy Robertson, Chair in Digital Learning at...