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Pamela Cook joins the launch of Women in Data’s MenopauseX

Last week our CEO Pamela Cook joined the panel that launched MenopauseX as part of Women in Data’s WiDWeek 2021. The ground-breaking collaboration will provide cutting edge data insights and bridge data gaps that exist here in the UK, and beyond, by including women from minority backgrounds. Cross collaboration will generate previously non-existent/scarce insights, demonstrate […]

Public Sector Executive virtual event: Using data to drive efficiencies

Recently, I spoke on the panel at the PSE event – Digital Transformation: Using data to drive efficiencies. I was joined by Richard Walker, Partner for Data and Insights at Agilisys, Ritchie Somerville, Head of Strategy at the Data-Driven Innovation Initiative at The University of Edinburgh, and Bill South, Head of SRS Data & Governance […]

Pamela Cook, Infoshare CEO, named on the list of Top 100 Global Data Visionaries

Infoshare CEO, Pamela Cook, has recently been recognised as being one of the Top 100 Global Data Visionaries in 2020. The list, compiled by Hot Topics and Truata, and judged by a distinguished panel of leading authorities, was announced last month. The aim of the list is to “discover and showcase the top 100 leaders […]

The ICO changes tact in enforcing GDPR during Covid-19 crisis – what does it mean for you?

The ICO have announced they were taking a more empathetic approach to GDPR compliance, but what are the changes and what does it mean in practice?

Transformation with Data

We are thrilled that Damian Smith, Head of IT at The England and Wales Cricket Board(ECB) has been selected as a Finalist in the Data IQ Awards in the ‘Transformation with Data’ category. We have long been supporters of Damian who has created a following of people who have brought into his vision. He has […]

Female Entrepreneur Winner

We are proud and delighted to announce that our Managing Director Pamela Cook won this prestigious award at the Enterprise Awards 2019, at their annual event on Tuesday Evening. The ninth Enterprise Awards in association with the WCIT are considered ‘The Oscars of the Technology Industry’ and are uniquely focused on the founder rather than […]

Scotland’s Police force are in a good place for their tech future

Jenni Davidson (publictechnology.net) talks with assistant chief constable Malcom Graham about how technology can benefit officers and the public.  He describes the hurdles they have faced when introducing new technology on a national scale along with the benefits from the delays; such as learning from others. Graham has been responsible for strategy and innovation for […]

Minerva Consultancy announces tender result

The Minerva framework agreement is estimated to be worth £30m and it is designed to support of 23 Police forces using their ‘NicheRMS’ primary records management system.  The objective is for each NicheRMS force to get support and access to the best technology available, via this framework.  Police ICT issued a tender for Minerva Consultancy […]

Give data sharing partnerships a chance – by Pamela Cook

I was drawn to an article today on PublicTechnology.net, on the topic of ‘NAO: ‘Confusing’ data-sharing rules are a major barrier to health and care integration‘. The issues here are in common across many data sharing initiatives, such as safeguarding and the identification of our society’s most vulnerable citizens. However, what the article has not […]

Data revolution ‘comes for government’ according to John Manzoni, Chief Exec of the civil service

This interesting piece from PublicTechnology.net was published last week: Civil service chief John Manzoni urges change as data revolution ‘comes for government’ We cannot agree more with the recognition that good quality data is the lifeblood of government decisions and that the focus needs to be on getting the data right.  Using it transactionally and […]