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Blogs, Tutorials, and Case Studies made for data professionals

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Adapt or Die: why your business strategy is failing your data strategy

Data projects are failing, but the problem isn't your data team – find out why business goals and data outcomes aren't lining up and what to do about it.
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Bridging the Digital Divide

Open data cannot live up to its potential until available data becomes accessible information – explore the historical gap and the progress being made.
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Want to be data-driven? Better start thinking about DataOps

There's value in external data, but getting it, and getting it into shape, is not so easy. DataOps is the missing piece of the puzzle.
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Is Your Data Ready for AI?

There is a major disconnect between the possibilities that AI & ML are presenting and the operational readiness of most organization’s data.
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Is There a Difference Between Open Data and Public Data?

Is There a Difference Between Open Data and Public Data? The short answer is: yes, and it's a big one.
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Government Transparency: A Brief & Inaccurate History

Governments of every size and scope are increasingly launching transparency websites and open data portals - it doesn’t mean they’re doing it right.
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5 Takeaways from TechFest on Startups

Wondering what to expect from a tech conference? Here are 5 takeaways from TechFest about startups, their culture, and the current tech climate.
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The Data Every City Should Release, & Why

What happens when we tear down separation between each city’s data? More problems are solved. Here are 6 elemental datasets - the Open Data Big Bang
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How Hackergal Bridges the Programming Gender Gap

With Hackergal, we can ensure that girls are empowered to fill these roles, help build a disruptive tech industry, and change the gender ratio in STEM.
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5 Takeaways from Web Summit

Web Summit brings together some of the best and brightest tech minds. Here's what we took from our visit in 2018.
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What is an Open Data Licence?

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering why “open data” (something that is, by definition, free to use) includes licensing, you’re not alone.
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Open Data in the Age of Trump

A discussion on the 2016 US Presidential Election, highlighting the issue of government transparency during a season of political change.
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