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Top data events and conferences in August

Any of you that follow the KDR blog know we love learning new things and developing our industry knowledge, one way we love doing this is through events and conferences. The KDR team have attended plenty throughout the… Read More

How is big data affecting you?

We’ve written quite a lot lately on big data and how it is used in the ‘real world’. While we find it interesting to know how big data is being used in space or in sport we think the… Read More

Big data and gaming

I am a self-confessed gamer, so naturally working within the Information Management and Analytics recruitment industry I am interested in how big data is changing gaming. In my initial research I was amazed to find out that the gaming industry… Read More

Top data events and conferences in July

Industry events and conferences are a great way to stay up to date with the latest trends and news in world of Information Management, Big Data, Analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT). For anyone that follows the KDR blog… Read More

Pokerbots – can they be beaten?

As a keen poker player I love the thrill and excitement of playing against my opponents and beating their hand. I recently spent 2 weeks in Las Vegas to play in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) but when I’m… Read More

How is big data changing football?

Football is one of the most popular and richest sports in the world and therefore it’s no surprise that Big Data is being used to better understand and advance the famous game. An example of this is where Big Data… Read More

10 ways big data is used in the real world

Big data is the latest buzzword for businesses and information management professionals. As more data is being collected across the world we took a look at our personal favourites of how big data is used in the real world. Read More

How to network effectively in data

In my 4 months at KDR I’ve had the opportunity to network and immerse myself in Data and Information to learn as much as possible and speak to some of the greatest minds in our industry! In a sector with… Read More

Top data events and conferences in June

For those of you who follow our blog you will know that at KDR we love industry events and conferences. Over the past few months several of the KDR team have been attending events and meetups including Business Rocks, IRM… Read More

How the Internet of Things is changing the world around us

The Internet of Things is vastly changing our world, whether this is at home, in the car, at work or even in the street. Gartner has predicted that by 2020 20.8 billion devices will be connected and some… Read More

How is big data used in the real world? Part 2

As more and more big data is being created around the world it is being used in thousands of different ways. With its uses constantly growing last month we asked the KDR team what their favourite uses of real world… Read More

What is the state of data in 2016?

Last year we identified the trends of data management and the challenges of implementing Information Management strategies. After receiving some great responses our ‘Not waving but drowning, the state of data 2015’ whitepaper was created. Now we’re in 2016… Read More

Top data events and conferences in May

Events and conferences are a great way to stay up to date with the latest news and trends in the data industry. They can allow you to network with likeminded professionals and colleagues, input your opinion and discover new technologies… Read More

7 unusual uses of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is changing the world around us; smart cities are becoming the norm as are smart houses. Most people even use IoT products in their daily lives by tracking their health through their watches and smartphones. More… Read More

Is there a danger of companies having too much personal data?

It’s a common occurrence in the news that we see yet another company has had their data leaked. Only last week we saw another case, the BBC reported that a huge leak of confidential documents had revealed how… Read More

How is big data used in the real world?

It seems like big data is the hottest trend at the moment, most major companies are already working with it and those that aren’t want to be. It is constantly evolving and being used in almost every aspect of life… Read More

Top data events and conferences in April

As new devices are created, more data collected and everything in our lives starting to be connected, events and conferences really are the best way to stay up to date with the latest news and trends. Each month we’ll be… Read More

Data in Formula 1

Stats, analytics and data play a big part in motor racing and this weekend we saw the return of Formula 1 with the first race of the season kicking off in Australia. The podium consisted of a typical Mercedes 1-2… Read More

Master Data Management - an industry session with Mark

Each month KDR Recruitment’s MD, Mark Dexter, runs an industry session for employees to find out the latest trends in information management. This month’s theme was all things Master Data Management (MDM). During the session Mark asked what… Read More

Top data events and conferences in March

2016 is set to be a big year for Information Management and Data Analytics. With the invention of new devices to keep us all connected and more data being produced, there is plenty of new and exciting things to find… Read More

The 4 best Information Management and Data podcasts

Working in data and analytics can be time consuming, you might not always have time to sit down and read the latest articles. That’s where podcasts come in useful, they don’t require you to sit in one place at a time you… Read More

Data conferences you can't afford to miss in 2016

2016 stands to be an exciting year for the Information Management and Data Analytics world! With the development of new technologies and inspiring thought leaders and influencers paving the way for the industry, there’s plenty to keep up with. Take a… Read More

5 years of Information Management change

5 years ago I joined an ‘IT’ recruitment consultancy specialising in the Niche area of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, and oh how things have changed! Let’s go back to 2010 The fallout from the recession going into 2009/2010 saw… Read More

5 ways data will transform your household

How will the Internet of Things transform your household? Take a look at these 5 devices that can connect your home today. 5 ways data will transform your household… Read More

5 amazing "real-world" uses of Big Data

As an Information and Data Management professional you’ve probably been asked what you do for work and found yourself trying to describe Big Data. Even those of us in the industry struggle sometimes to adequately define the breadth and scope… Read More

Software vendors must make it easy – or lose the sale

Even as data budgets appear to be trending upward, many companies are still operating under limited resources and financial constraints – and thus new software expenditure is not something to be taken lightly. New purchases must be chosen wisely to… Read More

My data management recruitment company: my 20th anniversary in Information Management (part two)

Click here to read part one of this series, where I explored how it all began for me in the recruitment industry. Now I want to look at modern day recruitment and what it means for recruiters. RECRUITMENT IS… Read More

Get organised with the best apps for contractors

Being an independent contractor can mean freedom and flexibility – but it also means becoming your own business manager. So in addition to providing your highly specialised skills to clients, you must also take responsibility for tracking hours, billing and… Read More

Improving data quality is nothing to do with investment

“What can we do to improve data quality?” We asked this question in our recent State of Data survey, and resoundingly, the answer was not “invest more money in it.” In fact, quite the opposite. Our respondents ranked investment as… Read More

Recruitment in an analogue world: my 20th anniversary in Information Management (part one)

My 20th anniversary in the recruitment industry has prompted me to look at how the world of recruiting has changed since this nervous recruitment rookie started out in May 1995. When I started out, recruitment was very much a sales… Read More

What will define the data manager of the future?

A data manager must meet very specific, highly specialised technical requirements. But as is becoming clear, a truly robust organisation thrives on communication, teamwork, problem-solving and project/process management. That’s why enterprises are keen to build teams that can bring those… Read More