Big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data lakes, analytics - a whole new language has emerged on all things data in government circles. Some of this is genuinely exciting. But a lot more is overrated; overhyped, even. … [Read more...] about Finding Signals in the Data Noise
Mike Bracken was appointed Executive Director of Digital of the UK Government in 2011 and its Chief Data Officer in 2014. He was responsible for overseeing and improving the government’s digital delivery of public services. After government, he sat on the board of the Co-operative Group as Chief Digital Officer. Mike is an experienced entrepreneur who has grown several technology companies and occupied most c-suite roles in his executive career in a variety of sectors in more than a dozen countries. Before joining the civil service Mike was the Digital Development Director at Guardian News & Media.