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

by Victoria Thomason

23 Jan 2017

This interesting piece from was published last week:

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 to underpin essential, key decisions are exactly in line with our core messages.

The fact that the government is going to be welcoming and training a number of data scientists will be instrumental in the success of data strategies and we will be supporting the messages 100%.