Changing the culture: What government must do to make the most of AI

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Artificial intelligence could transform the public sector, but adoption has been slow. As the Government Office for Science publishes its report into the subject, Richard Sargent, director of ASI Data Science and former performance lead at the Government Digital Service, says leadership and culture will be crucial for success. Read…

A brighter data future for London

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ASI Data Science is working with the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Nesta on a pilot project to pave the way to create a permanent London Office of Data Analytics (LODA). The model is inspired by the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) in New York City, founded under…

How to Do Great Data Science

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At ASI Data Science, we run a Data Science Fellowship, do our own data science consulting, and are building a data science platform. Collectively, this means we spend a fair amount of our waking hours trying to figure out how to do really great data science. Data science is hard.…