Seminar: Data Science – Rewiring the UK’s biggest government department

20 June @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Newcastle Delivery Centre, 9c, 5 Quicksilver Way, Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE27 0QQ

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Come and join members of DWP Digital’s Data Science community as they demonstrate some of the innovative ways we’re using data to solve some of the UK’s biggest digital challenges!

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is in the middle of a huge and exciting once-in-a generation digital transformation which will touch the lives of over 20 million people every day.

With data at the core of every digital service at DWP Digital, they’re using cutting-edge data science, data engineering, data management and data analysis to focus on making services better for users.

In this short series of tech talks from you will hear from DWP data experts including Aoife O’Neill, Statistical Officer; Stephen Southern, Data Scientist; Ed Guccione, Performance Analyst; Phil Chapman, Data Scientist and Daniel Routledge, Data Scientist.

The discussants will talk about how DWP are:

  • Developing data products that are revolutionising decision making in government
  • Embedding alerts into their front-line digital services
  • Using Natural Language Processing to listen to their colleagues and customers

You’ll also get the chance to ask questions and try out some of their data products. Following the tech talks, there’ll be an opportunity for networking and to find out more about the career opportunities working in Data Science at DWP Digital.

Registration is essential, as places are limited.