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What we can learn from the failed Government ID scheme; Verify

Mar 6, 2019 1:01:00 PM / by Lucy Martin posted in Public Sector, Big Data, Private Sector, data discovery, security

It was announced this week that the Gov.UK Verify had fallen short of its target of 25 million users by 2020, only securing 3.6 million so far. With a current spend of £154m on Verify, the government is due to stop funding it from April 2020, handing operations over to the private sector. So what is Verify and how did it fail?

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The Two Main Problems of Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare

Feb 27, 2019 11:30:00 AM / by Lucy Martin posted in Public Sector, Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, Private Sector, Healthcare

There are few (if any) industries that can be transformed by artificial intelligence to the degree that healthcare can. As initiatives around the world seek to digitize healthcare data, there are huge opportunities for game-changing tools and platforms. However, with potentially a yottabyte (1024 gigabytes) of healthcare data in the United States alone, we are no closer to this utopian, data-driven world of healthcare. Data in existence is not standardized, highly fragmented and is stored in incompatible legacy platforms. The technology exists, so why is healthcare so far behind other sectors in utilizing existing technology and what needs to be done to catch up?

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