In 2012 former MI5 boss Stella Rimington lost her laptop at Heathrow Airport. The incident highlighted why it is important for employers to have policies and procedures in place regarding how confidential information is dealt with by their employees. The Salvation Army has embraced the challenge of implementing a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) strategy amongst its 4,000 employees. The […]
They politely bludgeoned into me, [with examples from military catastrophes, product failures and marketing blunders], the message that I should not believe the analysis, however statistically reliable, until I had not only worked out the likely causitive mechanism, but tested it.
Eighty per cent of the world’s data was created over the last two years and our appetite for creating even more increases second by second. This article by Jim Sterne looks at the growing tide of big data, why it is such a challenge, and what every business needs to know. “Big data.” There’s no […]