Get the Data’s 10th Anniversary – a Look Back on Our First Decade

This month we celebrate the tenth anniversary of Get the Data. It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years already, it sometimes feels like we’re just getting started. Anniversaries are a time for celebration and we want to celebrate what Get the Data have achieved in our first decade, and we want to thank our […]
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Is Your Network Not Working?

We live in a world of networks. Our phones and computer give us access to innumerable interactions that would have been inconceivable thirty years ago, allowing us to make endless connections on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and countless other social media platforms. The ongoing shift to working from home makes business and professional networks ever […]
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Facts Are Chiels That Winna Ding: What Poetry Can Teach Us about Data

Alan Mackie in Atlanta, Georgia, at the replica cottage of Robert Burns's birthplace.
Tonight is Burns Night, a celebration of the life and work of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns. This remembrance of the “ploughman poet” is not restricted to just Scotland. Tonight, Burns’ immortal memory will be toasted globally: from Edinburgh to Dunedin, from Edmonton to Durham, and from Eindhoven to Delhi. But what can Scotland’s greatest […
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GtD’s Transatlantic Team

For many of us the way in which we work has changed dramatically in the last two years. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has meant that many more of us now work from home or work remotely. Modern communications technology means that anyone can collaborate with colleagues on a different continent as easily as if they […]
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