News & blog

Read the latest news and blogs from The Data Lab and Scotland’s data science community.

Our “How to get Started” guide for Predictive Maintenance

Predictive Maintenance is a popular application of predictive analytics that can help businesses in several industries achieve high asset utilisation and savings in operational costs. Predictive Maintenance (PdM) directly monitors the condition and performance of assets during normal operation to reduce the likelihood of failures. It seeks to predict when maintenance is required; maximising the lifespan of an

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Our new website is now live!

To mark our move into Phase 2, we have refreshed our website and branding. We hope you like our new refreshed brand, highlighting our “Three Pillars” – the main areas where we can help you achieve great things with data. Support to innovate We believe that collaboration is the most effective way to break new

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​Understanding Data Layers For Your Business

Guest blog by Yard If you work in the world of digital, it’s likely you’re familiar with the term ‘data layer’, but perhaps you’re wondering what exactly it means. To put it simply, data layers make data collection more efficient and reliable, compiling all data in one place to make it easier to understand website usage

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£1 million milestone reached for Scottish Digital Development Loan

Picture left to right : Stuart Yuill DSL , Andrew Kinsler SMS , Kate Forbes MSP , Liz McCutcheon LESL £50,000 loan helps Aberdeen based oil & gas business increase digital capabilities to support international development The Scottish Government’s Digital Development Loan fund has awarded £1m to Scottish SMEs less than a year since its

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