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Working with Data

In this step, you will undertake a simple task to de-personalise (anonymise), analyse and model some data. Download/save to your desktop the dataset called “MOOC anonymisation” from the USMART Playground …

Anonymisation fails

Data anonymisation is the aim of processing a data set with personal information/data within it to create a new dataset that cannot allow for the recreation of personal data. That …

Preparing your data

In this discussion, Steve and Dr John Levine explore what is necessary to get some data ready for it to be used by a data scientist. They look at for …

Accessing data from existing sources

In this presentation we hear about the main sources of data likely to fuel data science in the health and care sector. We take you through the different types of …

What is data science? Part one

In this discussion, Steve is joined once again by Dr John Levine, Dr Marilyn Lennon and Dr Kerem Akartunali to discuss the data science process. The data science process can …

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the making of this course: Course Leaders Steve Revill Dr Marilyn Lennon Guest Lecturers Dr John Levine Dr Kerem Akartunali Janette Hughes Linda …

An invitation

We hope you’ve enjoyed the last three weeks. We’d like to invite you to pursue further study with us, with our 5 week online course. Fully participating learners who have …

Concluding thoughts

In this video, Dr Marilyn Lennon shares with you concluding thoughts and summarises some of the main themes we have covered over the three weeks of the course. Thank you …

Live Stream 3: Review of the content so far

On this course, learners will have the opportunity to ask the educators particular questions through live events called Live Streams These events also allow the educator to recap the previous …

What will we learn?

This week we will look at ‘Data Science 101’. In particular, we would like you to think about the areas we are looking to focus and what that may mean …

Stakeholder engagement principles

Finally – it is worth considering principles around how you engage. The following 7 are frequently recommended as Principles to consider and follow. Principle 1 Managers should acknowledge and actively …

Mapping the stakeholders

In this presentation, Steve will discuss the concept of ‘mapping the stakeholders’. Organisations do not exist in isolation. And this is increasingly the case when it comes to data. Earlier …

Case study

Most organisations are now very rich when it comes to data but not necessarily rich when it comes to the time or training to use the data. In these interviews …

Data management examples

Data management takes strategies and turns them into action. Good data management does this in a clear and concise manner. It will also ensure data security and protection, especially considering …