Data Innovation

Football clubs use data analytics to identify fresh talent, Indian companies fight for access to database of 1bn citizens, the analysts helping business tame the sea of data, and does worker-generated data lead to empowerment or exploitation?

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Next-level tools identify the players who can lead teams to victory

Analysts are making a living showing companies how to integrate data into decisions

Losing access to the world’s biggest biometric database could damp digital growth

Joining up different data sets can lead to controversy for policymakers

Openness on the use of information can protect companies and give staff more control

Making data freely available is one thing, creating value from it is quite another