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Blogs, Tutorials, and Case Studies made for data professionals

Building Customer Trust with Open Data

Namara provided World of Angus with the data they needed to transform their e-commerce platform, generating exponential traffic...
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How to Use External Data to Generate More Leads

Go2mobi tripled their click-through rate & increased location visits by 22%, from the benefits of customer segmentation and marrying external data with...
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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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How to Surmount the Difficulties of Building a Business

When it comes to doing something difficult, whether it’s building a business or climbing Everest, there are no shortcuts.
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The GDPR Means Better Business

The world of personal data is no longer a lawless town in the Wild, Wild West. There’s a new sheriff patrolling the streets and it's called the GDPR.
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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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IBM and ThinkData Works to Find Your Dream Job

By leveraging Watson analytics, IBM built a standard hub for every job posting in the province, giving Ontarians a better chance to find their dream job.
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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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Open Banking: What It Is, What It Isn't, & Why It Matters

The development of something called 'open banking' might seem like a step backwards, but data sharing can lead to better services and enhanced security.
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Open Data & Democracy: Promises, Realities, and Possibilities

Democracy is a system of government with two fundamental principles: free elections and alternative sets of policies from different political options.
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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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