What is AI and why do we need it

AI is coming! So what? There’s been a lot of talk about Artificial Intelligence, recently. With technology advancing rapidly, old roadblocks to development are shifting. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know about AI. What is AI? AI is a set of techniques which use computers to replicate processes in the brain. AI algorithms are being developed to hold conversations, control motion, and much more. Now, you wouldn’t give a baby complicated maths questions and expect it to perform as ...

Work Experience

I am a mathematics undergraduate going into my final year at the University of Exeter and have just finished working with Adroit over summer. I worked there for about 2 months and it has absolutely flown by! My first day actually wasn’t in the office, I happened to begin my internship on a company day out. We went to Keynes Country Park for a day of activities including archery, raft building, kayaking and canoeing. This was a really great way to meet everyone, and I immediately felt relaxed ...

Are legacy pledgers genuine?

Legacy Fundraising: Inside Knowledge Conference May 9th 2016 Are legacy pledgers genuine? This is the question that Adroit will be examining, when presenting analysis work on Capacity’s free wills service.  Adroit will contrast pledger behaviour in the cold and warm markets, exploring why some pledges fail while others turn out to be larger gifts than anticipated.  The analysis will be an update from the last conference held 3 years ago when looking at the profiles of people using the service an ...

Free Excel based project planner

Free Excel based project planner Project planning can be really very difficult if, like me, you find Gantt charts too complex and unnecessary. There is an absolute place for them, certainly the more sophisticated and elongated projects demand them; but for simpler projects spanning weeks or several months at most, they can become quite unwieldy. Hence why we here at Adroit Data & Insight have developed a very simple project planner, that we would be delighted to deliver for free to any of ou ...

2016 – Data the lifeblood of Organisations profit – Part 1

Our predictions for the data world Amongst the predictions of data use for 2016, commentators and authors hunt around for a new topic area, or an elaboration on the current data buzz of BIG DATA (yawn!). We take a pragmatic view, based on many of the projects we are working on for various clients, and where we see demand continuing in 2016. In part 1, we make no apologies for starting with the real “nuts and bolts” of the data world.  These are the tasks that underpin successful data infras ...

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