Latest Big Data Interviews


Q+A: Hitachi Vantara on the changing IoT, big data and AI landscape
In conversation with Hitachi Vantara experts Jonathan Bowl and Wael Elrifai at Big Data World and Smart IoT 2019 IoT, analytics and AI are not exactly new technologies. But now that companies have incorporated them in to their business processes, to various degrees, why are so many failing to achieve the outcomes they expected? Last... Read More

Harnessing legacy systems to drive data insights
Exploring the misconceptions surrounding data-driven transformation, with Sam Sibley, partner and alliance manager for UK & Ireland at Exasol A core component of digital transformation is data transformation: transforming your organisation to be data-driven, to drive business value. The benefits of being data first are now clearly established: predictive maintenance, supply chain optimisation, the generation... Read More

Tapoly is making insurance agile
Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, CEO and founder of Tapoly, talks with John Bensalhia about the insurtech and the background to her desperately needed on-demand insurance platform “It is hard to ignore or not take any interest in technology. It is the greatest recent phenomenon that has transformed and continues to transform pretty much every industry.” So says... Read More

Ivana Bartoletti is on a mission to protect data privacy
Technology connects us to digital services that empower us and that remove friction our daily lives. But do you know where your data resides and where it has been circulated? John Bensalhia talks data privacy with Ivana Bartoletti, head of Gemserv's privacy and data protection practice Data privacy continues to raise a number of challenges... Read More

Predictive analytics is fueling an insurance revolution
John Bensalhia speaks to Jean Perez, head of analytics for I&A at Collinson Group about the predictive tools transforming insurance as we know it The introduction of predictive analytics and machine learning has been a gamechanger in the world of insurance. Not only can future behaviour be predicted in an instant, it can be done... Read More

AI is transforming the lives of people living with diabetes
Arjun Panesar, founding CEO and head of AI at Diabetes Digital Media (DDM), discusses the impact of its hugely successful Low Carb program with John Bensalhia “The National Diabetes Audit found that one in ten patients attend structured education and six in ten don’t meet treatment targets,” says Arjun Panesar, founding CEO and Head of... Read More

The analytics outfit that helped uncover North Korea’s biological weapon secret
By delving into deep web data, Wales-based AMPLYFI can derive links no human could ever identify. James Orme goes on a data voyage with VP of engineering, Joe Mathews According to industry analysts, in a matter of months something unprecedented will happen in the land of dragons: one of its fledgeling tech startups will achieve... Read More

How Marks Spencers leverages data science to reduce food wastage
How’s the appetite for Marks & Spencer's food demand forecasts? John Bensalhia finds out from its data science chief, Callum Staff Hungry for more information about Marks & Spencer's food data science initiative? Well, you've come to the right place. Heading up the company's data science function is Callum Staff, who joined in April 2018... Read More

Digital Consent Managers: Just what the data ordered

UK Digital Consent Managers Digi.me and Consentric offer businesses the tools to restore consumer confidence and a whole lot more. For customers, they are a vital wallet for a digital age. For businesses, they unfreeze a potential data winter How many people would you trust with the keys to your house? Outside of family members and… Read More


To solve more problems AI needs to think small
Many small and medium businesses don't have the luxury of big data. They need the tools to generate rational and informed insight from small data sets. Unless these small volumes can be exploited there is a risk that AI will fail to deliver on its promise The Stack recently spoke Dario Garcia-Gasulla, senior researcher of... Read More


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