Scotland Data Science & Technology MeetUp: Shop Around the Clock: Data is Transforming Retail - NE Data Meetup, Dec 2020

With Christmas round the corner, we're turning our attention to the retail sector. This session will take a look at some of the innovative ways data is being used both to manage physical retail premises and to maximise customer value in online shopping. Come along to hear from our speakers and chat over a virtual mince pie!

Christmas Jumpers are encouraged (read mandatory!)...


6pm. Virtual Networking In the form of Break-out Rooms from 6pm.

6:15 - 6:45pm. Speakers.

6:45pm+ Open Q&A and Discussion

Note: Though we Aim to end at 7pm we have had some great conversations and discussions that have carried over into extra time so we hope you stick with us until the end!

Zoom Link will be made available to those who RSVP, password will be sent out 24hours & 1 hour prior to the event. Look out for the Email!
Talk 1:
Andrew Veitch is CEO of Machine Labs, an Edinburgh-based Database Marketing startup who use AI to help their eCommerce customers to improve their marketing to sell more. Machine Labs have plans to further enhance their offering with increased use of AI, having recently won a place on TechNations' Applied AI growth programme.

Talks 2:
Mike joined IGS as Managing Director in 2019 and is focused on the operation, delivery, and growth of the Intelligent Grid organisation, with a firm eye on scale, consistency and quality.
With more than 25 years’ experience in helping drive business performance in the technology sector around people and process optimisation, he brings with him a wealth of knowledge of building and scaling operations in the start-up and enterprise space.
A self-confessed technology aficionado whose experience has been built upon a firm engineering background, Mike thrives on applying proven business process with innovation and great people to achieve something extraordinary.

Co-hosted by The Data Lab, Scotland IS and Opportunity North East

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This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We started this group to build a community to discuss general insights into the market and share personal experiences of working and operating in this area. We hope to cover skills shortages, technological advancements and organisational implications in Data Science and Technology during our series of meetups. All skill levels are welcome.