Welcome to Harnham's New Home

Simon Clarke our consultant managing the role
Posting date: 8/2/2018 7:49 AM
After months of planning, building and fine tuning we are delighted to introduce you to our new website.

We’ve worked tirelessly to produce an innovative new mobile-first site designed to give you the best access to our array of hundreds of jobs and industry-leading expertise

Here you’ll find all the information you need about who we are, our specialist teams and how we can help

So come on in, take a look around, and get in touch if you’d like us to help with your job search or hiring needs. 

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With over 10 years experience working solely in the Data & Analytics sector our consultants are able to offer detailed insights into the industry.

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Weekly News Digest: 14th - 18th June 2021

This is Harnham’s weekly news digest, the place to come for a quick breakdown of the week’s top news stories from the world of Data & Analytics. Gov.uk: Five signs of a good data quality culture Particularly post-pandemic, we all want to know that our data is fit for purpose. In this article from the Government Data Quality Hub, they look at five ways to ensure that your data's quality is right for your's and your users’ needs. This includes: Everyone is involvedData quality is a commitment, not a taskYou know what works for your organisationYou know why quality mattersYou are proactive not reactive We know that committing to a good data quality culture is a continual process. This core advice allows us to take a step back and think about how you can understand your unique challenges and involve the right people, so you can prevent bad quality data before it damages your work. See more on this here. Analytics Insight: 5 types of artificial intelligence that will shape 2021 and beyond We really like this article from Analytics Insight that explores the future of technology, and specifically the rise in uses of artificial intelligence (AI). AI is often seen to be disruptive as there is an assumption that robots could take over and jobs are wiped out, but it’s more likely that humans and machines will work together to streamline processes across a range of industries. The different types of AI to keep an eye on include: Customised technology providerChoosy algorithmHuman-machine interactionReciprocating machinesTheory of mind We’re always excited to learn more about new technologies, click here to read more on this. KD Nuggets: Five types of thinking for a high performing data scientist In this piece KD Nuggets look at how the way our approach to problem-solving may be guided by your personal skills or the type of problem at hand. As a Data Scientist, appreciating different approaches can help you more effectively model data in the business world and communicate your results to the decision-makers. Whether this is model thinking, systems thinking, agent-based thinking, behavioural thinking, or computational thinking, taking the time to understand your approach will significantly help the way you complete the function of your role. To read the full article, see here.  TechRepublic: These 220+ courses will help you master tech skills and prep for IT certification exams We know that there is a digital skills gap. According to Boston Consulting Group, there will be tens of millions of job vacancies by 2030 that will be hard to fill because not enough workers have the required skills, many of which are in technology. One of the best ways to upgrade your skillset is to complete extra training and qualifications to ensure you’re always learning more about your market and providing yourself with the best opportunities to achieve your next career step. ITU Online has over 200 courses covering cloud deployment, cybersecurity and more. Of course, this isn’t the only way in which you can level up your skills, but it’s a good place to start! To read more about this, click here.  We've loved seeing all the news from Data & Analytics in the past week, it’s a market full of exciting and dynamic opportunities. To learn more about our work in this space, get in touch with us at info@harnham.com.    

Weekly News Digest: 7th - 11th June 2021

This is Harnham’s weekly news digest, the place to come for a quick breakdown of the week’s top news stories from the world of Data & Analytics.   ITProPortal: How computer vision can help vaccine distribution scale securely This insightful article from ITProPortal demonstrates the importance of computer vision in medicine and logistics - particularly in regards to COVID-19 vaccinations. Everyday computer vision makes it possible for the transportation and distribution of vaccines to be carried out safely.  Some of the top points from the article were: Computer vision helps secure vaccine supply chains Automated procedures reduce vaccine loss and wasteDigital records can match citizens to test samples and vaccine batch  The pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation. The possibilities of smartphone and computer vision are endless, and will be vital in helping maintain the future population health. There is no doubt that this technology will continue to be critical in how we navigate the future.   To read more about this topic, click here.   Global Government Forum: Europe’s strategy for responsible AI and data will also boost digital transformation Although the pace of digital transformation within European governments has accelerated during the pandemic, there is a long way to go. A new AI Act hopes to accelerate the digitalisation of European governments and bring them into the modern age. The AI Act is one of the core elements of Europe’s broader digital and data strategies, and focuses on sharing storage and government of data.  Concerns over cultural attitudes and lack of understanding have previously delayed the digital transformation. But it is hoped this new legal framework will help accelerate the digitalisation of government in a holistic, responsible and sustainable approach. With clear data policies and the promotion of digital skills, this new legislative framework for AI and data may help European governments finally achieve their goal. To find out more about the AI act, read here. The Wire: Why scientists need to be better at visualising data Humans are visual creatures by nature, yet lack of training in data visualisation means scientists are not aware of its importance. As a result, poor data visuals can confuse readers and mislead scientist, reducing the quality and impeding the progress of scientific research. With scientific data becoming increasingly complex, scientists need to understand the importance of effective visualisation.   Key notions include: Bar charts are easiest to read but are not effective for visualising continuous dataPie charts are standard practice in some disciplines yet are cognitively challenging to analysis The choice of colour is crucial and can greatly impact understanding of the graph: if colour isn’t necessary, shades of grey are best There is a long way to go with data visualisation. To make visualisations effective, designers and scientists need to work with the brain, rather than against it.  To read the full article, see here. SearchBusinessAnalytics: How augmented analytics in healthcare improves patient outcomes This article explores both the benefits and problems of using augmented analytics in healthcare, with emphasis placed on the improvement of patient outcomes.  Of course, digital data in healthcare is not new. The current potential of digital transformation is huge. Intelligent use of augmented analytics creates better patient satisfaction and experience. And it doesn’t stop there. Using augmented analytics in clinical trials allow healthcare providers to identify the right populations and track responses.  However, without sufficient data literary, companies risk dealing with poor data quality resulting from a lack of diverse participants. Again, this is another example of the importance of data literary throughout organisations.  To find out more, click here. We've loved seeing all the news from Data & Analytics in the past week, it’s a market full of exciting and dynamic opportunities. To learn more about our work in this space, get in touch with us at info@harnham.com.    


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