Welcome to techUK's Data Analytics Week 2021

27 September - 1 October techUK members will demonstrate the latest, cutting-edge developments in the field of data analytics. Read the latest news and insights below. #DataWeek

Over the past 18 months data analytics has played a huge role in the way we’ve adapted and responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, the government and public services opened up datasets to the private sector for the first time. In other instances, we experienced individual public services pool their datasets, allowing for more sophisticated data analysis.

So this year, in addition to highlighting some of the most successful, recent data analytics tools, projects and services, we will focus on the next steps needed to ensure we continue to address existing fundamental data governance issues, such as data quality, availability, and interoperability, to ensure the value and potential of data and data-driven technologies is fully realised.

Throughout the week we will explore what good quality data looks like (including the applicability of kitemarking initiatives) and determine how innovative forms of data sharing can be scaled effectively and responsibly. We will also provide commentary on how these case studies can be applied to other sectors that are currently behind the adoption curve, to ensure all UK organisations are making the most of the data analytics tools and technologies that’s available to them.

Over the coming days, our members and other industry experts have contributed blogs on data analytics in four key sectors:

Monday - Healthcare


Tuesday - Cybersecurity


Wednesday - Environment, including smart cities, transport and energy

Using data to power the city of tomorrow


Thursday- Public Sector


Friday - Data Governance

Four Steps to Analytics Governance


Insights will be announced on the day and linked here. You can keep up to date with latest views on our twitter @techUK


Katherine Holden

Katherine Holden

Head of Data Analytics, AI and Digital ID, techUK

Katherine joined techUK in May 2018 and currently leads the Data Analytics, AI and Digital ID programme. 

Prior to techUK, Katherine worked as a Policy Advisor at the Government Digital Service (GDS) supporting the digital transformation of UK Government.

Whilst working at the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) Katherine led AMRC’s policy work on patient data, consent and opt-out.    

Katherine has a BSc degree in Biology from the University of Nottingham.

[email protected]
020 7331 2019

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Zoe Brockbank

Zoe Brockbank

Programme Coordinator, Policy, Tech and Innovation, techUK

Zoe is a Programme Assistant, supporting techUK's work across Policy, Technology and Innovation.

The team makes the tech case to government and policymakers in Westminster, Whitehall, Brussels and across the UK on the most pressing issues affecting this sector and supports the Technology and Innovation team in the application and expansion of emerging technologies across business, including Geospatial Data, Quantum Computing, AR/VR/XR and Edge technologies.

Before joining techUK, Zoe worked as a Business Development and Membership Coordinator at London First and prior to that Zoe worked in Partnerships at a number of Forex and CFD brokerage firms including Think Markets, ETX Capital and Central Markets.

Zoe has a degree (BA Hons) from the University of Westminster and in her spare time, Zoe enjoys travelling, painting, keeping fit and socialising with friends.

[email protected]
020 7331 2174

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