Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro - Honorary Member - Data ScienceTech Institute

Data ScienceTech Institute celebrates Dr Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro as Honorary Member of Our Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is an essential committee in every Higher Education institutions. If the Board of Directors drives the organisation in a business and management light, the SAB drives its teaching and research policies. The quality of its composition, a subtle mix of academics and professionals from very different backgrounds, who have or have had major responsibilities and …

Keep calm and be ethical in data science

Of Ethics and Big Data – A testimonial!

I am delighted that the DSTI courses include a decent number of hours on Ethics and Law. In fact if that wasn’t the case I would have said no when asked to join the Scientific Board. Why is this so important? Well in the world I come from – NHS information and IT – there seems to be two very …

Why is Big Data so painful to deal with? - Data ScienceTech Institute

Why is Big Data so painful to deal with?

Big Data is really the latest hype in your managers’ mouth. “Why do we not use our vast amount of data in a more efficient way? We need to be just as smart with our data as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are! When will we have a clear Big Data strategy?”  These are probably a few questions you may …

Data ScienceTech Institute - generation y

In a Big Data era, can we still afford a "lost generation" ?

For decades now, we have talked and discussed at great length about a “lost generation”. At first, the term related to the Great War, when hundreds of thousands of young men were sent to their death for the “greater good” of securing sordid, shaky and unlikely alliances between what was believed to be “sovereign countries”. Then, after some jolly good years during …