The internet’s torn over gelatin- is it just hogwash?

The internet’s torn over gelatin- is it just hogwash?

Veganism- the health craze storming the UK According to recent reports veganism is on the rise. Within five years the number of vegans in the UK has risen by approximately 150,000 to a staggering 600,000 in total. Adroit started a social listening project to understand the conversations being had online and report the findings. As well as veganism being healthy, it is also reported to be trending online, which people and organisations are taking advantage of. For instance, supermarkets are ...

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The ABC of data literacy: How intelligent is your business?

The ABC of data literacy: How intelligent is your business?

Data analytics has become almost fashionable. The image of ‘data guy’ who did something with numbers and presented monthly to jaded middle managers is changing. Intelligently curated data can tell you more about your customers, supporters, and clients than they know about themselves. Data can predict their future behaviour and anticipate their next micro-moment. In effect, data provides us mere mortals with a superpower. Data is the new black Its makeover has been partly due to the big data scand ...

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How we used Tableau to build a multi-functional, interactive mapping dashboard

How we used Tableau to build a multi-functional, interactive mapping dashboard

Multi-functional, interactive mapping dashboard using Tableau We’ve been evaluating the various merits of key dashboarding applications including Tableau, Power BI and Excel, based on their mapping capabilities. We quickly decided that Tableau would provide the best solution, because: It is possible to overlay point-based maps on top of thematic (filled) maps The software can cope easily with millions of data points If you know which workarounds to apply, it is possible to produce thema ...

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Why you still need to apply your own Human Intelligence to your Artificial Intelligence solutions

Why you still need to apply your own Human Intelligence to your Artificial Intelligence solutions

Why you still need to apply Human Intelligence to your AI solutions Why you need to apply your own Human Intelligence to your AI solutions? Artificial Intelligence is getting a lot of press lately. From horror scenarios which would rival the Terminator Hollywood movies, through to driverless cars and even through to supporting medical diagnosis.  However as with a lot of things, the hype is driven in a large part by fear. In a world optimised by "clicks" on the internet, it's the sensational, rath ...

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How might charities use Artificial Intelligence for Fundraising in 2019

How might charities use Artificial Intelligence for Fundraising in 2019

How might charities use Artificial Intelligence for Fundraising in 2019 Artificial Intelligence or AI for short is becoming ubiquitous throughout our lives. Indeed, you must be aware of the hype surrounding AI and Machine Learning over the last couple of years. AI is all around us, it drives the feeds we see on social media. It determines which emails get flagged as spam in your inbox. It determines whether you get accepted for a loan. It's even used to present ads to influence you to sup ...

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My Work Experience 2018

My Work Experience 2018

I have experienced work life as part of the Adroit team for Two weeks now. This was part of my Year 10 work experience programme. Throughout the duration of these past two weeks I have been testing the water in different Jobs. Each among the various departments Adroit has to offer. I have also had access to Adroits preferable software they use when it comes to dealing with data. As well as the tools they use to display and present trends and statistics within the data. ...

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