What is Data Science in the Public Sector?
With the public sector striving to do more with less, it is crucial that efficiency is placed at the forefront of reforms. Data analytics, automation, AI and Machine Learning can help deliver better public services, improve transparency, reduce costs and enhance customer service.
It has been estimated that AI could add an additional £630bn to the UK economy by 2035.
Join digital leaders from across the public sector to understand the possibilities that lie undiscovered within their data and increase efficiency in services.
2018 Speakers Included:
Stephen HenniganOffice for Artificial Intelligence
Department for Culture, Media and Sport/ Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Confirmed)
Neil CrumpChief Data Officer, Worcestershire Office of Data Analytics (Woda)
Worcestershire County Council (Confirmed)
Lord Clement Jones CBEFormer Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence
UK Parliament (Confirmed)
Professor Helen MargettsDirector, Public Policy Programme for Data Science and AI & Professor of Society and the Internet
The Alan Turing Institute and Oxford Internet Institute (Confirmed)
Maryvonne HassallAssistant Director for Digital Strategy
Aylesbury Vale District Council (Confirmed)
Disseminating the Key Components of the Data Science Profession
To maximise the full value of data science there are 3 key elements that need to be utilised:
- Data Analytics – Harnessing Analytical Tools to Gain Business Insights and Enhance Performance Targets
- AI & Machine Learning – Automating Service Delivery through Algorithmic Decision Making
- Leadership – Setting the Data Science Curriculum across Government
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Risk Identification Manager, Department for Education
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Service Design Lead, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
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Business Development Manager - Digital Services, London Borough of Tower Hamlets Council
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Rules Developer, Ministry of Justice - LAA Digital
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