We have some very exciting new additions to share with you and add to the already stellar lineup of international data leaders and influencers that will be speaking across both Data Summit and Data Talent Scotland. The newest additions to DataFest are arguably some of the most talked about individuals from the data science world for many different reasons.
Students live and thrive in a community: the student body and its associations form a relatively tight-knit group that provides—or should provide—support and encouragement on an ongoing basis. For those away from home for the first time, this community can be a life-saver, a sounding board for ideas and a space to help each other learn.
With one foot firmly in the door of 2018 we have our focus locked onto the remaining 6 weeks of preparation before DataFest18. However it is important for us to continually acknowledge those companies and people who make DataFest possible.
As part of DataFest18 we have decided to create an all encompassing app which will be able to answer any and all of your DataFest related queries from the palm of your hand. We'd like to give you a better insight into the app for easy and intuitive use during all DataFest related events and activities.
Earlier in December we announced a competition offering 5 exhibition spaces at Data Talent Scotland for startup companies looking to recruit data professionals. Today, after much deliberations, we are delighted to announce these winners.
It is an axiom of journalism that it speaks truth to power. Increasingly, that truth is being identified in data, through data journalism as well as citizen activism. By assembling the evidence around an issue, it becomes possible to demonstrate if harm is being done.
Data Talent Scotland 2018 will, once again, provide the business community in Scotland with a collider event designed to bring together both the best Thought Leadership on the subject of Data Talent with some practical, pragmatic information for those involved at practitioner level.
DataFest18 will empower and support data pioneers across all industries - recognising that the power of data can be realised by anyone that sees its potential – not just those traditionally perceived as data specialists.