A RESPONSE TO THE REGISTER ON TECH NATION 2016

Over at The Register, Marcus Gibson has written an article about Tech Nation 2016 entitled, Oh TechNation. Britain’s got tech talent. Just not like this – Giving shiny-happy UK ‘digital’ sector survey the digit. Before we get started, Marcus publishes The Gibson Index, which he describes as ‘the world’s first national database of early stage technology […]Read More

A VISIT TO DOWNING STREET WITH UPSCALE

Tom met up with 29 other CEOs at 10 Downing Street this morning as part of Upscale UK. The discussion centred around the government’s relationship with digital tech; specifically, the actions it could take to better facilitate growth in this sector and the problems it could solve. The answer that received widest agreement was the shortage of […]Read More

UK DIGITAL TECH GROWING 32% FASTER THAN THE REST OF THE ECONOMY

Today marks the launch of Tech Nation 2016 from Tech City UK, and innovation charity Nesta, supported by us as their core data partner. The report is the most comprehensive analysis of the UK’s Digital Tech Economy to date, creating highly paid job opportunities and accounting for 1.56M jobs across the UK. Tech Nation 2016 […]Read More

FROM PANDAS TO SPARK

Recently I had the opportunity to use Apache Spark as an ETL tool for a project I am working on here at GrowthIntel. It was the first time I was working in a cluster computing framework. The experience was a good although slightly challenging one. A cluster computing framework, also called distributed or parallel computing […]Read More