Author Archives: Chris Phethean

EDSA Partner Prof. John Domingue to Speak at E-Skills 2015

The European Data Science Academy (EDSA) project partner, Prof. John Domingue, from the Open University is to participate as a panel member at the e-Skills 2015 conference in Luxembourg on 15th of December 2015. The session titled Skills for today and tomorrow: Embracing digital at the workplace, is representative of the work being completed across […]

EDSA at the European Data Forum

A group of EDSA partners will be attending the European Data Forum located in Luxembourg between the 16th and 17th of November. This conference brings together a host of data professionals, researchers and policymakers to discuss the challenges associated with Big Data and the emerging data economy. An EDSA partner from the University of Southampton, Dr. […]

Data Science Survey Launched

Aligned with our objectives of establishing a EU-wide curriculum on Data Science that meets the expectations of industry, academia and of data scientists themselves, the EDSA has launched an online survey to gather data regarding the demand, skills and expectations of data science workers and learning initiatives. Such data will enable us to develop multi-platform and […]

Addressing the Big Data and Data Science Skills Gap at ICT2015

The session at ICT2015, Lisbon, was well attended with many attendees coming from industry and academia aiming to address this issue. Firstly, Gabriella Catteneo presented the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) results following a series of data collection methods. Gabriella stated that the data market spans an estimated 5 billion euros across the EU, 10% […]