Escaping the ivory towers

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The latest ‘tech innovation’ may seem compelling, until you leave the group think echo chambers of London’s ivory towers. Head of multi-asset investments David Coombs considers how looking beyond the M25 can help us see what’s going on in the real world.  Another UK ‘tech name’ bites the dust. Laundrapp, backed by NEX Group founder […]

No bongs but no tears – it could be okay

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I read the news today. Bong – the UK leaves the EU. Today is Independence Day or Isolation Day depending on your persuasion. My family were totally split with half voting remain and half to leave. We have never fallen out over it, but respected each other’s views. Who was right and who was wrong? […]

AI in Life Sciences

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Innovation has always been a key component of the life sciences industry, so it is not surprising that innovation runs through the various themes covered in the Scotsman Life Sciences Conference 2019. AI promises to become a huge driver in life sciences innovation. In advance of the Conference, we share our thoughts on a number […]

Data: A Force for Good?

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Back in 2018, the Data & Marketing Association launched its Value of Data campaign in a bid to uncover the true worth of data to businesses. The DMA partnered with the University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre and research Centre for Design Informatics to explore and champion the role of data, helping organisations deliver value to […]