On 26th June colleagues from Essex County Council, Essex Police, and University of Essex took ecda to the Catalyst Conference. This event reflected on the work of the Catalyst Project, showcasing the progress of the collaborative initiatives and highlighting the future potential for analytics in local government.
Current Data Science Fellow in ECC's Data & Analytics team
12 years across Research and Analysis teams at Essex County Council
Stats the way (a-ha, a-ha) - I like it
The last few years of hard work by Essex Partners this week culminated in the official launch of the Essex Centre for Data Analytics (ECDA) at NESTA’s City Data Conference.
Who knows who John Landy is?
I will give you a bit of blank space to ponder your answer…
Many of us will be familiar with the core elements of ethics within data and research, but we need to go one step further and ask ourselves: why are we gathering the data? What purpose will it serve and what impact will it have? To avoid gathering insight in a tokenistic way, we need to be clear about the reasons behind why we are doing it.
Essex Innovates is an exciting project aiming to transform the intelligence workforce across the whole of Essex. The aspiration of Essex Partners is “to make Essex national leaders using the power of data science and artificial intelligence to tackle public policy challenges”.
We live in a world where data exists everywhere. In 2016 it was estimated that 90% of the data that existed had been generated in the previous 2 years. But how can we make the most of this data-rich environment? That is the role of the Data & Analytics team.
Good day to all and welcome to the home of Insight. This is an outlet for Essex County Council's Analytics and Research teams to share their wisdom, their world, and their wonderful work. We'll begin by telling you a little bit about ourselves...