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“Working in a team with such talented women has pushed me to want to progress in my career further” – Edele Copeland, Software Engineer

Edele Copeland joined Datactics just under 6 months ago to work in our Software Development team.  We have loved getting to know her and wanted to take the time to ask her about how she is settling in; what her favourite part of being in the team is; and how she sees her role developing into the future.  Hi Edele, how are you settling into the role?  Brilliantly! I was delighted to immediately feel part of the …

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“To me, I always want to bring value, it’s something I have sought to do every day throughout my entire career…” – Meet Jackie: our Commerical Manager

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Jackie Devine began working with Datactics just under a year ago, meeting up with the team at Belfast’s Hubflow shared working space. In the time since she has joined, she has been actively involved in establishing a dedicated sales function for new GovTech business, supporting the establishment of a partner network, and improving operational processes for qualifying, winning, and delivering IT …

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Giro Datactica is finito! 4713km is complete and we have reached Milan!

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The Runners and Riders club started the challenge to help get people more active in the better weather of April, with the aim of reaching Milan, Helsinki and Vilnius (where some of our colleagues are based) in just 4 weeks. We managed to complete that challenge with some amazing distances being racked up by participants; aiming for 3,471km overall, we accumulated a combined total of 4713.58km!  The challenge …

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From the world of Formula 1 to the growing Tech scene in Belfast… Meet Martin, our Data Management Consultant

martin vance, from the world of fromula 1 to the growing tech scene in belfast

“One of the main things I want to put across is that I was willing to move from a big company and a sport I was passionate about to come to work in Belfast”  Martin Vance joined our team 15 months ago as a Data Management Consultant, helping our clients solve real-world data management problems. As someone …

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International Women’s Day at Datactics! Meet our great team!

It’s International Women’s Day! At Datactics we are proud to buck the trend for proportion of tech roles held by women. More than that, we are lucky to have such a strong presence of female experts and leaders in the company. Today especially we want to thank them for all they do for us at Datactics and share with you a bit about who they are, what they do, their …

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Weekly round-up: from Global InsurTech Summit to getting your people excited about data!

It’s Friday…this week was a phenomenally busy one!  We attended the Global InsurTech Summit 2021, which took place this week from Tuesday to Thursday. Throughout the 3-day summit, we got to engage with many keynotes, talks and presentations delivered and hosted by experts within the InsurTech industry. It was interesting to unpack what the pain points are within the industry and how processes …

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The Open University talk: Business Ethics | 17/02

Business Ethics

Matt Flenley, Marketing and Partnerships Manager at Datactics will be speaking this week at The Open University, delivering a talk on Business Ethics. The talk is going to cover four things: The impact of unintended and cultural bias in machine learning  What to do if your business loses or has no soul Corporate Social Responsibility – Looking after people when the …

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The Open University Business Ethics talk & Datactics

Business Ethics

Matt Flenley, Marketing and Partnerships Manager at Datactics will be speaking this week at The Open University, delivering a talk on Business Ethics. Prior to The Open University, we thought it would be a good idea to have a chat and find out why this topic, what other views he hopes to talk about, and the importance of business ethics, …

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National Apprenticeship week

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We thought we would mark this week by involving our very own Systems Administration apprentices, Natalie Walsh and Victoria Wallace, who are completing their apprenticeship alongside studying at Belfast Met.  We sat down and chatted to them all about their experience in technology so far, their apprenticeship, the skills they have been acquiring and of course, …

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The Power of Collaboration and Community, in the words of Matt Flenley

In January 2021, our very own Marketing Manager, Matt Flenley spoke to Georgia Halston of Halston Marketing, to unpack the power of collaboration and community. In this piece, Matt discusses the recent triumphs and the strategies that he deems as critical to remaining resilient, and relevant to both existing and new customers throughout 2021 and …

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2021: Our Datactics Round Up Has Returned! Certifications, awards and more.

Welcome back to our round up. We thought we would take a bit of time to update you on what we have achieved and some important news about being accepted onto Government purchasing frameworks. The first of which is G-Cloud. This framework enables suppliers of cloud-based solutions to be made available through a front-end catalogue called the Digital Marketplace. …

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3 Steps To Create A Data-Driven Culture: How To Empower Everyone To Be A Data Citizen

As we all know the amount of data in all areas of life is growing rapidly. At the same time, complaints from business teams about the poor quality of data are on the rise. This escalation in negativity is no good for anybody! So where should business and data leaders start to confront this problem? …

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Meet our Datablog authors and hear about our exciting plans for international events! – Weekly Round-up

Last week, we ran an Author focused blog content week. Each day focused on one author and their written pieces. The week kicked off with Fiona Browne as our author in focus. We had the opportunity to shed light on her various AI/ML themed pieces . One of our favourites is her piece on ‘Explainable AI’, delving into the reasons why AI needs …

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Can Belfast’s technology companies lead an inclusive recovery?

Stuart Harvey, Belfast International Homecoming, Belfast, Inclusive Recovery, Diversity, Inclusion, Education

Stuart Harvey, CEO at Datactics recently contributed to the Belfast International Homecoming, which this year was held virtually. Stuart was joined by Camilla Long, Career Encode; Seamus Cushley, Bazaarvoice; and Kevin Cunningham of MRP Prelytix. The panel itself was chaired by Jayne Brady, Digital Innovation Commissioner and aimed to discuss the question: Can Belfast’s Technology Companies Lead an Inclusive Recovery?   …

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From the launch at TechNation to another opportunity to join Datactics – Weekly Round-Up

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TechNation FinTech launch!  On Tuesday the TechNation FinTech 3.0 launch took place online. We were very much looking forward to this kick-off, as it would allow us to meet the other members of the cohort, and give us an opportunity to hear from some heavyweights in both the banking and payments sector.  One of the highlights of the launch was Christian Faes, Co-Founder/Exec Chair LendInvest speaking. When he was asked …

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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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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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