Meet The Role Models – #7 Siobhan Maughan

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models;  the female technology professionals who are committed to promoting technology careers to pupils nationwide. In this series, we feature interviews with a diverse range of technology professionals, with a variety of roles from over 75… [Read More]

The Data Scientist; Ripples in the Data

Big data only gains commercial value when you can identify patterns in its accumulated mass. Once you’ve got the pattern then you can predict the behaviour of the people generating it. Then you can understand the market. Thomas H. Davenport and D.J. Patil, writing in a 2012 article in The Harvard Business Review, illustrate this… [Read More]

Product Management; Managing the Message; Delivering the Goods

There’s a near consensus that Alec Issigonis (who designed the Mini) came up with the phrase “a camel looks like a horse that was planned by a committee”. He said it in an interview with Vogue magazine in 1958. Since then the aphorism has been used to describe anything that has a grotesque design; the… [Read More]