2022 Top 100 Global Leaders in Data & Analytics

It is a great honour to be named by Corinium as one of the 2022 Top 100 Global Leaders in Data & Analytics. As I have noted previously my team are the ones who do all the hard work to bring the ideas and strategies into reality. A huge thank-you to them for trusting me and being such amazing co-creators of excellent work. This year … Continue reading 2022 Top 100 Global Leaders in Data & Analytics

Ransomware – it’s like robbing banks

Have you noticed that nobody seems to rob banks anymore? That is because the criminal gangs have realised that it is easier to stay at home in their pyjamas and do ransomware raids and steal money that way. While this remains a profitable exercise it will continue. And it will get worse! Increasingly their tactics are more malign: they exfiltrate your data, then lock it, … Continue reading Ransomware – it’s like robbing banks

3D printing comes of age – creating major urban infrastructure

I am a huge fan of Amara’s Law, and have been known to quote it extensively in talks. This is because humans are not very good at estimating things. Especially estimating what technologies will have long term impact on our lives. “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” Roy Amara, past … Continue reading 3D printing comes of age – creating major urban infrastructure

Global Top 100 Data Visionaries – 2020

I am truly honoured to be included among the Global Top 100 Data Visionaries: These are the leaders who are vividly innovating with analytics without compromising on trust and privacy. My data team at UNSW are truly marvellous – they are always willing to come along on the innovation journey, try new things, and learn new skills. A huge thank-you to them, because without them … Continue reading Global Top 100 Data Visionaries – 2020