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

Data Quality fundamentals driving valuable Data Insights in Insurance

what is driving the demand for self service data quality in insurance

Data in a Changing World The Insurance industry traditionally uses data to inform decision-making and manage growth and profitability across marketing, underwriting, pricing and policy servicing processes. However, like most established financial institutions, insurance companies have many data repositories and different teams managing analytics functions. Traditionally, they also struggle to share this information or communicate …

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Fortnightly Round up: The Datactics Academy launched this week!

2022 is well underway now and we’re back to share with you news about our Academy, events and exciting growth news! Stuart Harvey features in the Belfast Telegraph in ‘Leaders in Business’ section Datactics started life as a Queen’s University spin-out in the early 2000s, but now, has grown into a fast-growing tech firm employing …

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The Changing Landscape of Data Quality

changing landscape of data quality, the drivers and benefits of a holistic self service data quality platform

The drivers and benefits of a holistic, self-service data quality platform | Part 1 Change There has been increasing demand for higher and higher data quality in recent years – highly regulated sectors, such as banking have had a tsunami of financial regulations such as BCBS239, MiFID, FATCA, and many more stipulating or implying exacting …

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Datactics demonstrates rapid matching capabilities on open datasets

This blog from Fiona Browne, Head of Software Development & AI at Datactics, covers the subject of matching data across open datasets, a project for which the firm secured Innovate UK funding.   The Rapid Match project is a vehicle to address the complexity of integrating data and matching data at scale providing a platform for reproducible data pipelines for post and …

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That’s a wrap: Team Datactics helped save Christmas along with Ten Foundations

Yesterday (Thursday 16th December) Team Datactics travelled across the road to Castlecourt shopping centre to help wrap Christmas presents. With around 7,500 children keen to meet the big man himself by the time Christmas week arrives, there are production targets to be met! Unfortunately, poor Santa was a bit behind on said production targets and hadn’t managed to wrap all the presents to give out to the children. Castlecourt enlisted the …

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Log4j Flaw: Datactics Not Impacted By CVE-2021-44228

Log4J Datactics CVE 2021 44228

TL;DR Datactics Platform components are not affected by the CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability in log4j. Datactics is not issuing any emergency updates and Datactics customers do not have  to perform any mitigating actions on the platform at this time. What you Need to Know: On 10th December 2021 a critical vulnerability CVE-2021-44228 was found in the Apache …

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Gartner Magic Quadrant Blog 1 – What is the Gartner Magic Quadrant?

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Last month, we at Datactics were delighted to announce that we had been recognised in this year’s edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for ‘Data Quality Solutions’. This is a remarkable achievement for everyone associated with the company, as we make our first appearance on the quadrant, gaining industry recognition for our sophisticated technology and …

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Datactics wins ‘Best Data Quality Analysis Tool’ at DMI Awards 2021

Datactics has won ‘Best Data Quality Analysis Tool’ at A-Team Group’s Data Management Insight Awards 2021.  For the third year running, Datactics has been recognised for its business-user focused technology at the A-Team awards, which focuses on leading providers of data management solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. Nominees for the awards were voted for by clients and financial users in the data management …

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Artificial Intelligence can help businesses thrive

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The coronavirus pandemic produced challenges not one of us could have expected. While some sense of normality is returning, many businesses still face an uphill battle to recover. Artificial Intelligence Technology, however, presents a solution for firms hoping to thrive once again.  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used for predictive tasks from fraud detection through …

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New roles help fuel growth at leading Belfast software firm

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Hot on the heels of Datactics’ recent announcement concerning new funding from Invest Northern Ireland, Matt Flenley, Head of Marketing, writes about the company’s exciting plans for expansion. We were delighted to share the news from Invest NI, as it demonstrates both their commitment to home-grown tech companies and our own story of business success. …

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Thoughts from the team on our exciting Investment and R&D news

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We are investing £2.3 million into the business, through Research and Development (R&D), skills development, and the creation of 18 jobs.  We are pleased to announce this investment today and that Datactics has been selected as a Platinum Partner for R&D by Invest Northern Ireland. Our Machine Learning Group led by Fiona Browne spends its time looking at the practical applications of Machine Learning in …

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Datactics invests over £2m with plans to grow exports and create 18 jobs

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Belfast Fintech company Datactics is investing £2.3million in its business, through Research and Development (R&D), skills development and the creation of 18 jobs.  The Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) spinout provides data quality solutions to the financial services sector and central government, using its Datactics Data Quality platform to rapidly measure, match, report and fix data assets. Once …

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