National Data Strategy

Investing in data skills to unlock the value of data

Barry Hodgson

Barry Hodgson , February 23, 2022 — National Data Strategy

Director of Strategy, National Innovation Centre for Data

National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) and the National Data Strategy Forum The launch of the National Data Strategy Forum last year has led to a great deal of activity and has certainly initiated ‘a conversation about the way that we support the responsible and trusted use of data in the UK’. The National Innovation…

How can the National Data Strategy help harness the power of data to support Net Zero? 

Alex Sunley, December 16, 2021 — National Data Strategy

Senior Policy Adviser, National Data Strategy team

The Tech For Our Planet challenge, which was part of COP26, showcased how innovative data-driven solutions can make a vital contribution to our efforts to combat climate change across all sectors. We saw innovators using data and artificial intelligence (AI) to make commercial buildings smarter and more efficient and create the world’s largest database on…

Data: A New Direction

On 10 September, we launched Data: a new direction, a consultation on reforms to create “a new ambitious, pro-growth and innovation-friendly data protection regime in the UK”.  This consultation is the first step in delivering on Mission 2 of the National Data Strategy which is all about securing a pro-growth and trusted data regime. ‘Data:…

NDS Forum – As the weather gets colder the Forum’s work begins to heat up! Come and get involved

Sue Daley

Sue Daley, November 12, 2021 — National Data Strategy

Director Tech and Innovation, techUK and co-Chair of the NDS Forum

As we approach the time of the year when the days get shorter and the central heating goes on, I sit here at my desk reflecting on all that has happened with the National Data Strategy Forum since we launched in May. A lot has happened in a short period of time and I am…

Developing a National Data Strategy indicator suite

, October 29, 2021 — National Data Strategy

The National Data Strategy is working to unlock the power of data for the UK, and ensure its impacts are felt by everyone, everywhere. Last month, we published an anniversary update celebrating 12 months since its original publication and highlighting everything we’ve done to make that vision a reality.  As a team we’re focussed on…