Stories by By Tom Macaulay

How to get a job as an information security analyst

The growing importance of business intelligence and the rise of data breaches, that now cost a company $3.86 million on average, have created a growing job market for information security analysts.

Written by By Tom Macaulay27 June 19 02:45

PayPal senior architect explains why the payments giant trusts Qlik for analytics

PayPal has become one of the world's biggest online payments companies since it launched in 1998, exceeding US$578 billion in payments across 9.9 billion transactions for over 267 million customer accounts by its 20th birthday, a meteoric rise that analytics has helped drive.

Written by By Tom Macaulay23 May 19 00:59

Why one university CIDO aligned with Splunk

As a research-intensive Russell Group university with around 22,000 students and 4,500 staff, the University of Exeter collects a lot of valuable information.

Written by By Tom Macaulay01 May 19 06:00

Deliveroo engineering manager reveals tech behind order tracker

In the six years since Deliveroo was founded, the company has grown from a two-man team in a London flat delivering food from three restaurants into a $2 billion unicorn serving customers in 14 countries by offering a fast and reliable delivery that customers can track on their phone.

Written by By Tom Macaulay06 April 19 00:02

Save the Children turns to data analytics to match children to sponsors

Data analytics has immense potential for Save the Children. It could help the charity get quicker insights into the populations it serves, maximise the allocation of its limited resources and discover new ways of improving the lives of children.

Written by By Tom Macaulay30 March 19 00:47

Data science and AI set for growth in 2019

Data science became the highest-paid IT profession in 2018, and is set for further growth as the tools and techniques become more accessible.

Written by By Tom Macaulay22 Jan. 19 09:15

What is the UK government's open data strategy?

Open data has become a growing focus for governments around the world, and the UK is no exception. The country topped the World Wide Web Foundation's global rankings for public access to official data the last time the list was published in 2016, but the strategy is not without its critics.

Written by By Tom Macaulay11 Sept. 18 06:15