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Top data events and conferences in November

If you follow the KDR blog you’ll know that we love attending data events and conferences! They can be a great way to learn new things, express opinions and network with likeminded people and thought leaders. And there are… Read More

Food, Glorious Food! (With Analytics)

Food! Chances are if you’re reading this blog, you’ll have eaten food at one point or another in your life, but have you ever stopped to think about the future of our food, and how analytics can help? KDR… Read More

Data Quality – what’s the best way to improve?

“What do you believe are the most effective ways to improve data quality?” was asked during our 2015 and 2016 State of Data surveys. Interestingly opinions have not changed much; nearly 70% of respondents in 2016 believe a clear definition… Read More

Must read data blogs

Keeping up to date in the information management, analytics and data industry is important in such a fast paced sector. A good way to stay ahead with the latest trends and news is by reading blogs and knowledgeable websites. Here… Read More

Top data events and conferences in October

Anyone that follows the KDR blog knows we love attending, and talking about, industry events and conferences. Attending these events can be a great way to update and learn new skills, as well as allowing you to network… Read More

2016 Rio Paralympics – Collecting medals through analytics? Yes you can!

The impact of big data is nowhere more apparent and impactful than in sports and with the world gripped in Olympic Fever, Paralympians in Rio are capitalising on insights delivered through Big Data analytics. Mentioned in last month’s blog,… Read More

Why are we still facing a data skills gap?

Plenty has been written this year about a skills gap across the UK workforce, with a particular focus on a shortage of data-literate workers. As more data is being created and businesses are realising the impact good quality data can… Read More

4 ways IoT is used at home

The Internet of Things (IoT) around our homes is becoming the norm, with Amazon recently releasing the Amazon Dash button and sister product Amazon Dash Replenishments, the Internet of Things is starting to rule the home. Smart Heating… Read More

Top data events and conferences in September

After a long summer you may be feeling it is time to refresh your skills and knowledge, data events and conferences are a great way to do this. While attending events not only are you updating skills, you are… Read More

How big data is being used in recruitment

Big Data is rapidly growing. Research over the past two years by IBM suggests that 90% of the data in the world has been created since 2014. It’s no wonder big data is affecting every industry, and recruitment… Read More

Top 6 Information Management and Data podcasts

The Information Management and Analytics industry is ever-changing, and working in the industry can mean you are constantly busy leaving you no time to catch up on the latest data news and trends. While social media and news sites can… Read More

Staying afloat in the sea of Information Management and Analytics

When it comes to Data and Analytics, you need to move with the times. Ours is a fast-paced industry filled with innovation and investment, we truly are living in the Information age. To massively capitalise on the ever changing environment… Read More

The rise of technology and fitness

I’m the first one to admit I spend a lot of my time in the gym and I always want to know how well I’m doing as well as tracking my personal bests. The rise of wearable technology and the… Read More

Big Data and the Olympics

4 years ago the Olympics were held in London and were dubbed the first ‘big data Olympics’. Over the course of the event 15 terabytes of data were collected every day from fans around the world. As the… Read More

Who is the Data Manager of the future?

This time last year we wrote about what will define the data manager of the future, based on our 2015 survey and white paper ‘The state of data 2015’. Last year we identified that our respondents thought influencing, long… Read More

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

White paper: The state of data 2016

Adrift on a sea of data: The state of data 2016 Following on from the success of the 2015 whitepaper ‘Not waving but drowning: The state of data’ we conducted an industry survey to see how the use… 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