Cloud, Data, Analytics & AI Update | April 2017

It's been a busy few weeks for the Cloud, Data, Analytics and AI programme. Activities have included providing evidence on Data Protection and Brexit to the House of Lords, a roundtable on the role of Algorithms in decision making and a successful "Unlocking the Power of Data: The Future of Smarter Payments" conference held jointly with Payments UK.

We are now looking ahead to a month focusing on AI. techUK's AI Week runs between 24-28 April including an AI and finance workshop. We are also supporting the AI Summit held in London on the 9-10 May. techUK will be speaking at the Summit and holding its AI and Healthcare workshop which members can also attend. Details on all this and more in your monthly newsletter below.

If you would like to get involved in techUK's Cloud, Data, Analytics and AI Programme please contact Sue Daley or Jeremy Lilley


Cloud, Data, Analytics and AI News

techUK Deputy CEO Highlights Importance of Data Adequacy to Lords Committee

techUK Responds to Comments From the Home Secretary on the Andrew Marr Show

Congratulations to techUK Members Recognised in the 2017 UK Cloud Awards

techUK Welcomes ICO Discussion Paper on Big Data and AI

AI Week Is Coming - Why Not Get Involved?

'Unlocking the Power of Data': Making Sense of the Data Explosion

techUK at the AI Summit: How to Realise the Potential of AI in Healthcare

Why UK Needs Great Connectivity to Keep Pace with Mass Cloud Adoption

techUK Highlights Women in Data on International Women's Day


techUK Guest Blogs

Guest Blog: Might AI Save, Not Destroy Us?

Guest Blog: The AI Opportunity


Other News and Comment

Data-Hungry Algorithms and the Thirst for AI (HPC Wire)

How the Cloud Can Kick-Start Your Business (The Register)

AI Will Drive Productivity, Not Drive People Out of Jobs (V3)

What Is the True Value of the Cloud? (CBR)

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Big Data in 2017 (Forbes)

Cloud Computing Moves to the Edge (Data Center Knowledge)


The LeadersIn Tech Summit - 13 June - Early Bird Discount Ends Midnight Friday

The headline event of London Tech Week, the LeadersIn Tech Summit is an intimate 2-day event that will bring together leaders and C-level executives from scale-ups to tech giants working in converging and contrasting areas of the digital industry. The Super Early Bird rate ends this Friday 14 April, so book today to save £149!

This year's program focuses on 'harnessing innovation for global competitiveness' from the external context that is needed to foster great tech businesses through to the emerging technologies that leaders need to adopt to stay ahead.

For more information and to book your place, please visit the event website.


Upcoming Events - View full list of events

Apr 24 - techUK's Building Trust in the Security of Cloud Launch Event

Apr 24 - Realising the Potential of AI in Financial Services

Apr 25 - Local Government Roundtable: The Next Frontier in our Data Revolution

May 09 - The AI Summit | London

May 10 - Realising the Potential of AI in the UK Healthcare Sector

May 25 - Will GDPR Change the World?


AI Summit | London - 09-10 May

techUK is pleased to be a supporting organisation for the AI Summit London the World’s Number One AI event for businesses being held on 09-10 May at the London Business Design Centre.

Artificial Intelligence is quickly becoming a vital part of most industries, which is why businesses are looking to the fast-growing technology as the future. This is where The AI Summit becomes an extremely interesting proposition. The AI Summit is now the world’s foremost event solely dedicated to covering AI for businesses, and encompasses everything from Machine Learning & Deep Learning, to Cognitive Computing.

To find out more and register, please click here.


Upcoming Training Courses

25 April - Welcome to G-Cloud

26 April - Cloud Computing Security Knowledge (Foundation)

03 May - Getting it Right with Open Source Software Licensing

10 May - An Introduction to the UK Data Protection Act and the EU GDPR

08 June - Masterclass in Big Data & Analytics


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