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BLACK SWAN APPEAR IN 2017 DELOITTE UK TECHNOLOGY FAST 50

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We are delighted to appear in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, announced last night at an awards ceremony at Hilton Bankside.

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Black Swan listed in Gartner’s latest Market Guide

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We’re thrilled to be identified as a representative service provider of Data Science and Machine Learning in Gartner’s most recent Market Guide. 

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Is It Time To Start Innovating Innovation?

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Will Silverwood asks – as consumer voices become louder, and reviews more powerful, is it time we started Innovating Innovation?

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FROM QUIRK’S: CREATING A CATALYST FOR CHANGE IN INSIGHT

| Posted in Connected Data, Insight

Our Insight and Innovation Director Nik Pearmine has written the following piece for Quirk’s Marketing Research Review about Big Social Data, and how it can be maximised for effective Market Research.

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JONTY’S ZEITGEIST #2 – FROM KINDER ICE CREAM TO CYBER CRIME

| Posted in Consumer Demand, Consumer Demand, Ice Cream, Innovation, Insight, Meat, Trends

Welcome to the second issue of Jonty’s Zeitgeist. Take a moment out of your day to read about some interesting innovations and trends that made headlines this week.

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JONTY’S ZEITGEIST #1 – FROM PROTEIN MILK TO ONLINE DATING

| Posted in Consumer Demand, Cryptocurrency, Innovation, Protein, Russia, Trends

Welcome to week 1 of The Zeitgeist, offering insights into unique new products and innovations that made news this week.

This week, from Protein Milk to Online Dating, take a moment out of your day to read about some interesting innovations and trends that made headlines this week.

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We’ve Won an APEX Award for Inflight Entertainment Innovation!

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Last night, we were presented with Best Inflight Entertainment Innovation award for our work with LEVEL Airlines and our client IAG, at the annual awards ceremony in Long Beach, California. 

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The March of the Machines – from The Drum

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The March of the Machines: predictive models have broken out of the supply chain and are heading straight into marketing territory. By Steve King for The Drum

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We’re Ranked in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100

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We are delighted to have been included in this year’s Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 awards!

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The Pride of Cannes Lions – Insights into the Lion’s Roar

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“A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes” (Sandberg, 2013).

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The Golden Prospect of Machine Learning – from Econsultancy

| Posted in Connected Data, Data Science,

Black Swan Data Science Consultant Rose Barnett has recently had this article on Machine Learning published by digital business, marketing and ecommerce experts Econsultancy.

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From Black Swans to Flying Pigs…

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Business Development network BDLN interviewed Steve and Hugo from Black Swan for their website – from pub chat to Disney and everything else in between.

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Meet Black Swan at Gartner Data and Analytics Summit 2017

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By 2018, over half of large organisations globally will compete using advanced analytics and proprietary algorithms, causing the disruption of entire industries (Gartner, 2016).

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Can You Help White Swan Bring Wellbeing to the World?

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Why should anyone need to live in pain, not knowing what is wrong with them or what to do about it? White Swan can help.

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Stop Black Friday Casting a Shadow Over Your Business

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You can love it. If you choose to you can loathe it. But there’s one thing you definitely can’t afford to do with Black Friday and that’s ignore it.

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Gently Down The Stream…How Socialnaut Helped British Rowing

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British Rowing represents all aspects of rowing – from the training and selection of rowers to represent Great Britain, up to and including the Olympic and Paralympic games, to developing the sport and growing participation across all forms of rowing in England.

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From Ape to Scientist: Explaining A Genetic Algorithm

| Posted in Connected Data, Data Science,

A Genetic Algorithm is a method of solving optimisation problems based on a natural selection process, mimicking biological evolution.

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Will I Be Replaced By A Computer?

| Posted in Data Science,

Please read this carefully (or your computer may understand it better than you do…) “Will I be replaced by a computer?”.  This question was not the only thing on my mind when I attended the ACL annual conference – but I’d be lying if I said it didn’t cross it.

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How We’re Waking Up To Data

| Posted in Connected Data, Marketing

If I remember rightly, we waited about 5 years for the year of the mobile, as if it were a fixed date in the calendar. Yet none of us remember waking up one day all “on-mobile” – because that’s not how it works!

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Why Wait To Make a Difference? – “In a Gentle Way, You Can Shake the World”

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There is no one best time to start making a difference to the world.  You don’t need to wait until you’ve made more money before you share a slice of the cake – or your skills for that matter.  Little efforts count. 

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