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The Analytics Institute exists to support the Data Science and Analytics sector. We do this by providing a platform for our members to share insights and expertise,  to collaborate and build networks in the industry and to foster innovation in the sector. We are fully supported in our mission by leading organisations in the public and private sectors.

Corporate member organisations can ensure their staff are kept fully up to date on new developments in the sector by attending our monthly Continuous Professional Development events.  They also have access to analytics training programmes designed around members specific training requirements.  We host quarterly networking events and user groups so that analytics professionals can make new friends and build contacts in the industry. Our annual National Analytics Conference is the key industry event of the year.

All events are free of charge to member organisations.

We also support career development and skills mapping through our Professional Skills Framework – based on the EU Edison Project.

We will undertake our first National Analytics Maturity Index in mid 2018 with the publication of the report scheduled for November 2018.

We conduct an Annual Analytics Talent Salary and Sentiment Survey which gives a valuable perspective on the analytics jobs market for both employers and analytics professionals.

Corporate Membership of the Analytics Institute will help your organisation to :

  • Understand how to improve data quality, security, privacy, and governance
  • Know how to embed analytics in your organisation culture – supporting every action, business process and decision
  • Build and execute a world-class, disruptive data and analytics strategy
  • Understand emerging technologies – Artifical Intelligence,  Machine Learning, Blockchain, Virtual Reality and IoT.
  • Modernize your infrastructure and adopt new architectural approaches to support digital transformation
  • Exploit diverse datasets, diverse teams and diverse thinking to innovate business models
  • Lead by enabling the right culture, people, skills and organization
  • Accelerate the adoption of new skills, new roles, (such as Chief Data Officer), new ways of working and new data-driven thinking

Our organisation works with Government, Academia and the Corporate Business Sectors to promote cooperation, research and employment growth in the Data Analytics and Data Science sectors.

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