Alex Brown

Alex Brown is the Chief Technology Officer at Datactics. Prior to this role, he was the former Head of Dart Development at Vela (previously known as SR Labs) and additionally as a Market Data Technical Consultant at NYSE Euronext. On top of this, Alex has a combined total of 15 years’ experience within the software development and technical innovation sectors. Alex began his career after completing a BSc (Hons) degree in Physics at Queens University Belfast, on top of this he additionally completed a MPhil in Astrophysics from Queens University Belfast. Alex is a keen explorer of the application of data quality, the manipulation and bias that exists in AI and the change that is coming as a result of technology and ML/AI.

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The Three Pillars of Successful Production AI

the three pillars of production AI

Recent incidents involving AI algorithms have hit the headlines, leading many to question their worth. In this article, CTO Alex Brown argues that the future for AI is bright when the right approach is made to implementing AI in production.  As countless data scientists will know, many AI projects fail to make the crucial transition from experiment to production, for a wide range …

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No-code & Lo-code: A Lighter Way To Enjoy Tech?

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It might be the fact that home working = greater access to the chocolate supplies, but in this article with Datactics CTO Alex Brown, Matt Flenley asks about the nature of no-code and lo-code platforms like Datactics’ Self-Service Data Quality, and whether they really are a lighter way to enjoy chocolate? Technology, I mean technology.  The lo-code no-code …

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Best Practices For Creating a Data Quality Framework

Chief Technology Officer, Alex Brown featured as a panellist in Data Management Insight’s webinar discussing the best practices for creating a data quality framework within your organisation.  What is the problem? A-Team Insight outlines that ‘bad data affects time, cost, customer service, cripples decision making and reduces firms’ ability to comply with regulations. With so …

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Why you should read the European Banking Authority report on AI and Big Data

You might have missed this highly informative report from the European Banking Authority (EBA)  – because the title didn’t contain the popular buzzwords of Artificial Intelligence – AI or Machine Learning – ML (nor does the front cover have a picture of a robot!). But for anyone who is trying to understand the challenges ahead for AI and …

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How Datactics helps Santa with his Data Quality issues

Yes of course Santa has data quality issues! Everyone has data quality issues. In this article, we outline how Datactics software can help Santa improve the efficiency of his pre-Christmas operations and have a stress free Christmas Eve delivery and a relaxing Christmas Day. Data Quality Firewall, REST API, Data Quality Remediation Datactics provides a …

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Transliteration matching in Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Arabic and all non-Latin data sets

Here at Datactics, we’ve recently done a number of Transliteration matching tasks helping people with Japanese, Russian Cyrillic and Arabic data sets. Transliteration matching can seem challenging, especially when presented with text that you don’t understand, but with the right techniques a lot can be achieved – the key is to really understand the problem …

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