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Read up on our technical blogs, covering technology & AI, data management and data quality, and insights from the market.

Insights from techUK’s Security and Public Safety SME Forum

Chloe O’Kane, Project Manager at Datactics, recently spoke at techUK’s Security and Public Safety SME Forum, which included a panel discussion featuring speakers from member companies of techUK’s National Security and JES programs. The forum provided an excellent opportunity to initiate conversations and planning for the future among its members.   Read Chloe’s Q&A from […]

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Datactics placed in the 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Augmented Data Quality Solutions 

Belfast, Northern Ireland – 5th April, 2024 – Datactics, a leading provider of data quality and matching software, has been recognised in the 2024 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Augmented Data Quality Solutions for a third year running.   Gartner included only 13 data quality vendors in the report, where Datactics is named a Niche Player. Datactics’

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Shaping the Future of Insurance: Insights from Tia Cheang

Tia Cheang, Director of IT Data and Information Services at Gallagher, recently delivered an interview with Tech-Exec magazine drawing from her knowledge and experience in shaping the future of the insurance industry at one of the world’s largest insurance brokers. You can read the article here. Tia is also one of DataIQ’s Most Influential People

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FSCS compliance: The Future of Depositor Protection

HSBC Bank

  Why does FSCS compliance matter? HSBC Bank plc (HBEU) and HSBC UK Bank plc (HBUK)’s January 2024 fine, imposed by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) for historic failures in deposit protection identification and notification, alongside the 2023 United States banking crisis, jointly serve as stark reminders of the importance of depositor protection regulation. Both

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Four Essential Tips to Build a Data Governance Business Case

How to build a business case for data governance

In an era where data drives strategic decision-making, data governance and the quality of that data become increasingly vital. Building a business case for data governance can bring a number of enterprise-wide benefits. This is especially true in banking and financial services, where the risk-focused mindset can sometimes overshadow the potential to become data-driven. However,

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The benefits of an Augmented Data Quality Solution

The benefits of an Augmented Data Quality Solution

In the digital era, data is essential for every organisation, meaning good data management is needed to empower businesses to make well-informed decisions and operate efficiently. However, this can be a challenging landscape, encompassing catalogs, lineage, observability, master data management, and data quality.  We’re at a point now where institutions’ data estates are rapidly expanding.

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The Importance of Data Quality in Machine Learning

the importance of data quality in machine learning

We are currently in an exciting area and time, where Machine Learning (ML) is applied across sectors from self driving cars to personalised medicine. Although ML models have been around for a while – for example, the use of algorithmic trading models from the 80’s, Bayes since 1700s – we are still in the nascent

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Datactics launches Augmented Data Quality Solution

Benefits of an Augmented Data Quality Solution

Datactics, a leading provider of data quality software solutions, has taken a significant leap forward with the launch of its Augmented Data Quality Solution (ADQ).     This innovative solution makes faster and more efficient AI-powered data quality accessible and beneficial to all, through an enriched user interface and more expansive implementation of machine learning

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5 Steps to Build the Case for Data & Analytics Governance

5 Steps to Build a Business Case for Data and Analytics Governance

The task of creating a compelling business case for data and analytics governance is often complex and daunting. In this blog, we break down the big picture into five simple steps to follow and turbocharge your data management strategy. Why is data and analytics governance important? Data and analytics governance is crucial for organisations in

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The rising popularity of apprenticeships to kickstart a career in the IT industry

The rising popularity of apprenticeships to kickstart a career in the IT industry

Apprenticeships have long been heralded as education and study opportunities for young school leavers, acting as an entry point to certain jobs. Sometimes apprenticeships are thought of as not encouraging progression along a tailored career path for an individual. However, this is not the case at all! Within the IT industry, apprenticeships are a great

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What Is Augmented Data Quality And How Do You Use It?

  Year after year, the volume of data being generated is increasing at an unparalleled pace. For businesses, data is critical to inform business strategy, facilitate decision-making, and create opportunities for competitive advantage. However, leveraging this data is only as good as its quality, and traditional methods for measuring and improving data quality are struggling

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How to test your data against Benford’s Law 

One of the most important aspects of data quality is being able to identify anomalies within your data. There are many ways to approach this, one of which is to test the data against Benford’s Law. This blog will take a look at what Benford’s Law is, how it can be used to detect fraud,

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