Product Forge/Shelter Scotland: Generation Rent hackathon
Mar
22
to Mar 25

Product Forge/Shelter Scotland: Generation Rent hackathon

The number of people renting homes in the private sector has doubled over the last ten years in Scotland. Whether it’s because of being priced out of buying or preferring the flexibility, the private rented sector is set to keep growing.With so many people becoming private tenants or landlords in the future, what can we create to make finding and maintaining a private let a good experience for everyone?

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Machine Learning for SMEs
Mar
21
9:00 AM09:00

Machine Learning for SMEs

  • The Technology and Innovation Centre, The University of Strathclyde (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Data Lab is delighted to announce our Machine Learning for SMEs workshop with Streamba Ltd, Birdi Ltd, Pulsion Technology Ltd, ThinkAnalytics Ltd and Aggreko plc hosted by The University of Strathclyde's Technology & Innovation Centre as part of the DataFest18 Fringe Event Programme.

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The Value of Data
Mar
20
2:00 PM14:00

The Value of Data

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Value of Data. We have partnered with the Data Lab on a project to explore 'the value of data' within an organisation - data is an asset but how is this shown within balance sheet of a business as it is seen as in intangible asset.

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CivTech® - driving daring and innovation in the public sector
Mar
20
9:30 AM09:30

CivTech® - driving daring and innovation in the public sector

CivTech® harnesses new technologies to drive daring and innovation in the public sector. It brings together private sector innovation, public sector organisations and citizens to develop more efficient and effective products and services, which will translate to new, better, faster and easier experiences for everyone.

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Data Sharing and the Commercial Realities – How Data is Changing the FinTech Landscape
Mar
20
8:30 AM08:30

Data Sharing and the Commercial Realities – How Data is Changing the FinTech Landscape

With the arrival of Open Banking, the countdown to GDPR coming into effect and the shift towards the cloud, data is very much on the agenda for FinTech and financial services organisations. While changes in regulations bring about challenges that must be addressed, there are also opportunities for the financial sector to use information and technology to drive forward their businesses.

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Deloitte Datathon
Mar
19
to Mar 20

Deloitte Datathon

Building on last year's success, this will be an event held in the Deloitte office in Saltire Court, Castle Terrace, Edinburgh and will include a Datathon as well as some afternoon presentations and panels. The Datathon topic is to be confirmed but there will be a strong focus on looking at the use of Data for the greater good beyond Financial Services. 

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