What is Data Science

What is Data Science

At UpliftingData, our mission is to use data science to make the world a better place. It’s a lofty ambition, and we can’t do it all ourselves, but great data insight can have a powerful, transformative effect, channelling resources and relationships in...
Movement in Business Intelligence Tools

Movement in Business Intelligence Tools

From the good people at g2, these two grids (the first published in Summer 2017, the second Winter 2016), show how much and quickly the market is moving. Tableau looks consistently strong, but many of the other tools are bouncing all over the place. Also there seem to...
Ethics and Data

Ethics and Data

There are some very big questions around data, and unsurprisingly, legislation is struggling to keep up – not least because of how the internet has made data transportable across jurisdictions. GDPR, and the continued scrutiny of how data is used,in particular...

Averages

So for my first blogpost, I thought I’d touch on an issue that comes up again and again in the communication of data insight to fundraisers – indeed any “data customers”. It’s so important, I used to have a sign above my desk saying...