Jamie Gordon

Jamie is a creative-minded marketer graduated from Ulster University with a BSc in Marketing. With a keen interest in writing, Jamie is on the pursuit to become a data-minded communicator and has a particular interest in data ethics, quality and the cost of bad data. Jamie has a passion for solving problems, pushing boundaries and creating solutions that are new and fresh.

Introducing SSDQ: Centralise and standardise data quality processes without programming or coding

SSDQ

What does the self-service data quality (SSDQ) platform do?   It empowers data owners and SMEs to measure and maintain data quality themselves in line with governance policies.  SSDQ is already adding value at multiple investment and retail banks, wealth managers, and data vendors helping them to:  Achieve end-to-end holistic data quality management   Measure data against industry-standard dimensions and regulations   Empower data stewards / …

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Cycling for charity, challenges with data, a new role and more! – Datactics weekly round-up

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Action Mental Health granite challenge  Datactics’ Runners & Riders Club racks up a total of 338 miles taking on the Action Mental Health’s DIY Granite Challenge.   The Action Mental Health (AMH) Granite Challenge is the virtual cycling challenge which took place 4th – 11th October. This challenge is designed to challenge cyclists of all ages, abilities and goals …

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Datactics’ Runners & Riders Club racks up a total of 338 miles taking on the Action Mental Health’s DIY Granite Challenge

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The Action Mental Health Granite Challenge is the virtual cycling challenge which took place 4th-11th October. It is designed to challenge cyclists of all ages, abilities and goals to clock up as many kilometres as possible in the week of World Mental Health.   Action Mental Health is a vital charity supporting mental health, so we were …

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Round-up for a week at Datactics!

Competition WINNER announced, Tech Export Academy and Meet Sean!  Winner!  Hot on the heels of the Data Management Summit Virtual last week, we are pleased to announce the winner of the competition we conducted. We asked the question ‘What’s your biggest data quality or matching challenge right now?’ for the chance to win a $100 gift card to Strand …

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The colleagues I work with make it both an exciting and aspirational place to work” – Meet Sean, part of the “Our Team” series

Our Team: Sean McConnell

Hi Sean! Perhaps as we begin, you could tell me a bit about how you got into your role, what was your educational background?  I studied Computer Science at Queens University Belfast. Naturally, when I graduated, I wanted a role in the IT field. After having a job for 2 years, I then decided to go travelling and then upon my return, I began …

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A successful socially-distanced MacMillan Coffee Morning (or three!) at Datactics

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Three times the opportunity, three times the traybakes..! At Datactics, the Macmillan Coffee Morning was a great success, where thanks to the generosity of staff we managed to raise £331! We want to take this opportunity to thank the social committee here at Datactics, namely Shauna Corr and Paddy Donnelly, who played big roles in the organisation of …

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“But astrophysics is not all looking through telescopes!” – meet Alex, part of the “Our team” series

Meet Alex Brown

You may be used to reading Alex Brown’s (Our CTO) blogs across our social channels. We thought we would sit down and chat about how he came to work in Datactics; his motivations and his passion for technology. Let’s jump right in… Hi Alex, maybe you can start us off by telling us how you …

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New York, Amsterdam and a brand new look: Weekly Update from Datactics

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This week at Datactics has been a particularly busy and exciting one! It’s going to be a packed round-up. Let the round-up begin…Hot on the heels of launching our brand-new website, this week was when the Data Management Summit USA Virtual took place, on the 29th-30th September, with the theme of “Adapting data strategies for today’s new normal environment.” Stuart speaks on a DMS panel and a Q&A  Stuart Harvey, …

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“The most important thing is to feel valued within the company you work in” – Meet Helen, part of the “Our Team” series.

Helen Long is the Finance Manager at Datactics and has been a firm part of our family for 12 years now. We thought it would be great to sit down with Helen and find out how she got involved with us; what her passions inside and outside work are; and what her favourite part of working here is! Let’s …

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Datactics joins Tech Nation Fintech 3.0

Datactics Tech Nation

Belfast, London, New York, Dublin, Milan, 23rd September 2020 We are pleased to announce that Datactics has been selected to join Fintech 3.0, Tech Nation‘s highly specialised growth programme for the Fintech sector. Tech Nation fuels the growth of the game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies enabling the transformation of societies and economies alike. Each and every year, Tech Nation …

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Datactics COO wins Goodacre’s Employee Engagement SITC Awards

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Belfast, London, New York, 10th September 2020   We are delighted to formally announce that Mick Foster, COO at Datactics, has won the Employee Engagement award at the Goodacre Systems in the City Awards (SITC). These annual awards reward the leading service and system suppliers to the regulated financial community, particularly in the City of London.   This award was received in recognition of the work that Mick has been …

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IRMAC Reflections with Dr. Fiona Browne

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There is a lot of anticipation surrounding Artificial Intelligence (Al) and Machine Learning (ML) in the media. Alongside the anticipation is speculation – including many articles placing fear into people by inferring that AI and ML will replace our jobs and automate our entire lives! Dr Fiona Browne, Head of AI at Datactics recently spoke at an IRMAC (Information …

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“I want to be involved in research that helps people” – Meet Keaton, part of the “Our team” series

Keaton Sullivan is a PhD student in the AI Team who joined us just over three weeks ago. He’s been contributing to projects and making a considerable mark on the AI Team already! We thought we would grab him for a chat to find out how he has found working in the team so far; …

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“I thoroughly enjoy working in an exciting space with cutting edge technology” – Meet Dr. Fiona Browne, part of the “Our Team” series

You may be used to seeing Dr Fiona Browne (Head of AI) across our social channels, so we thought we would sit down with her and discuss, how she got into AI; what motivates her and her passion for technology. Let’s dive straight in…  Fiona, just to begin with, tell us a bit about your background…  I started my career by studying a BSc (Hons) degree in Computing …

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Our team: International Food Days

International Food Days

Trying 10 different cultural breakfast cuisines right from the office! At Datactics we are proud to have 13 different nationalities across the workforce and, we fully embrace learning and exploring different cultures. Due to the variety of cultures in the company, a team borne initiative flourished and took the form of ‘International Food Days’. The initiative encouraged team members to proudly share …

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“I keep learning, and the best part is getting to do things I have never done before” – Meet Daiva, part of the “Our team” series

Daiva Vencevičiūtė is a Data Engineer within the Client Services Team who lives in Lithuania. Upon completing her Belfast-based 6-month placement, Daiva returned to Lithuania to complete her degree. Since returning, she works with us on a part-time basis. We thought we would grab her for a chat to find out all about her placement, her involvement with the …

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