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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?

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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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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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Datactics launches new website: Democratising Data Quality

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Belfast, London, New York, 28th September 2020 We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website! Our Marketing team has spent the summer working on a major revamp of the site, designed to make it easy for people to find information on our self-service data quality solutions, and the award-winning technology they’re built …

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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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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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Runners and riders club: get on your bike (or get your running shoes on)

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In late June, our very own Marcus Lamb, a Senior Software Developer, took it upon himself to launch the first-ever Datactics ‘Runners and Riders’ club, for cyclists, runners, and walkers of all abilities, on popular activity monitoring app Strava. Jamie Gordon sat down with him to find out all about it… The club is only new but with an …

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Facing Down Practical Challenges of a Data Management Programme

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“Nobody said it was easy” sang Chris Martin, in Coldplay’s love song from a scientist to the girl he was neglecting. The same could be said of data scientists embarking on a data management programme! In his previous blog on Good Data Culture, our Head of Client Services, Luca Rovesti, discussed taking first steps on …

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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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