Former McLaren Formula One pit crew member Marc Priestly is racing into Aberdeen next month as he turns on the ignition at Aberdeen’s first DataFest Fringe event. Hosted at ONE Tech Hub on Wednesday 11th March, DataFest Aberdeen celebrates data innovation in all its forms and what it can do for business and the economy.
Scottish Armed Forces veterans are being retrained to help address a significant skills gap in the nation’s cyber security workforce. The new partnership project from Skills Development Scotland, social enterprise SaluteMyJob, Abertay University, IBM and tech start up Skillzminer, has been launched with the aim of filling a business-critical shortage facing employers across the country.
More than 30 data science leaders, innovators and researchers have been confirmed as speakers at DataTech20, a technology-focused conference which forms part of DataFest, the UK’s largest data festival being held in Scotland in March. Exploring emerging technologies in the data science industry, the speakers will take to the stage at the Technology and Innovation Centre in
DataFest, our two week long festival of data innovation is now only a month away! We’ve just announced details on more of the speakers that we will be welcoming to DataSummit, the two-day international conference element of the festival on 19 & 20 March. We’ve selected a really diverse range of people to come and
We have launched a new business advisory service to accelerate data-driven innovation and collaboration between businesses. TORCH will be a matchmaking service for businesses TORCH has been created to link businesses who are starting to use data, with expert partners and advisors. It forms part of our “Support to Innovate” objective and is a matchmaking
On a typically mild Thursday evening in May 2015, data enthusiasts gathered in Glasgow for the first Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup. Forty members decided to take a chance and meet like-minded individuals in 29 Studios on Miller St., the first of many, many venues that would play host to a wide range of talks,
A new Scoping document is intended to provoke discussion and response Scotland’s AI Strategy Steering Committee and facilitators have now completed Phase 1 of the process. The key output of Phase 1 is a Scoping Document that lays out strategic intent and themes going forward in the process. The document, The AI of the Possible: