The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released a report ("Increasing Access to Data Across the Economy") from Frontier Economics with advice from Professor Diane Coyle (co-director of Cambridge Bennett Institute) which outlines a framework to help DCMS prioritise potential interventions to increase the availability of data across the UK economy. … [Read more...] about DCMS report outlines framework for increasing data sharing across UK economy
Gartner has released the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms Gartner lists 6 companies in the Leaders 2021 quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms: SAS, IBM, Dataiku, MathWorks, TIBCO Software and Databricks. Commenting on the rise of some of the internet giants into this space, Gartner believes: “The long-expected gigantic … [Read more...] about Gartner releases 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms
Harnham, the global specialist Data & Analytics recruiter has just launched the largest global salary survey for Data & Analytics professionals. There is a link at the end of this article if you would like to take part. The salary guide will chart the breakout success of employment within this sector, which has exploded to influence every corner of our lives in the … [Read more...] about Global Data & Analytics recruiter launches world’s biggest industry survey: ‘A Decade of Data’
Research from startup tracker, Beauhurst, on UK academic spinouts paints a broadly optimistic picture of a dynamic part of the economy. Based on data from 1,424 spinouts which Beauhurst has been tracking since 2011, the research shows pharmaceuticals as the single largest grouping (236 companies) followed by “Research Tools/Reagents” (211), “Analytics, Insight, Tools” (161), … [Read more...] about How UK universities are driving innovation across the economy
Getting the pricing right for a SaaS product right is a potential minefield. Charge too little and it can be difficult to raise prices while still retaining customers later or charge too much up-front and you risk putting off new prospects. Then there is the issue of tiering and a freemium approach; give away too much and you can be stuck with servicing expensive, non-paying … [Read more...] about Is your SaaS pricing strategy optimized?