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Chris Nott
Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.

Chris Nott loves helping organisations derive value from data.  His passion recently enabled a client to use analytics to adapt in real time.  He advises a number of Government departments on the best use of technology, bringing ten years of industry experience.  He is a Chartered Engineer, holds a degree in mathematics, and is a member of IBM's global Academy of Technology.  Authoritative and dependable, Chris has also shown himself tenacious in pursuing his objectives.

Wimbledon: Using real-time sports statistics for fan engagement

June 24, 2016 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
A real-time notifications system was a champ behind-the-scenes at The Championships, Wimbledon 2015 by enabling its digital and content team to break the news of a key tournament statistics milestone that scooped media organizations worldwide. See what value an extension to that system is adding to...
The 3 Cs of big data

The 3 Cs of big data

June 23, 2016 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
Data scientists and others often encapsulate big data by its dimensions known as the four Vs: volume, variety, velocity and veracity. But when considering big data as a source for insight to enhance decision making, it may be best characterized by its three Cs—confidence, context and choice—with...
Making data serve society

Making data serve society

October 14, 2015 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
Governments around the world are awash with data, much of it in systems used to record the services provided to citizens. However, governments often struggle to unlock the greater value offered by that data, which could help them deliver services coherently and consistently. Find out how analytics...
Why big data is a big deal for innovating in finance

Why big data is a big deal for innovating in finance

July 15, 2015 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
Financial services organizations are striving to better understand their customers in hopes of improving service and managing risk. Big data innovation’s role in financial services is to look beyond access to technology and good people with an eye to succeeding by being the best at understanding...
How real-time insight helps Wimbledon break news first

How real-time insight helps Wimbledon break news first

July 6, 2015 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
Wimbledon is using real-time notifications to highlight breaking match facts this year. See how they have been helping Wimbledon be first with breaking news on its digital channels during week one of The Championships.
Serving insight at Wimbledon

Serving insight at Wimbledon

June 8, 2015 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
The Championships, Wimbledon is poised to capture the drama of tournament matches and derive insight from real-time data as events unfold to give fans a rich experience. Analytics offers Wimbledon access to timely data in context to provide illuminating and relevant information to fans through its...
Designing systems of insight

Designing systems of insight

May 27, 2015 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
A system of insight ecosystem enables individuals to locate and access data, build visualizations and create analytical models that can help improve the operations of organizations. See how the data reservoir reference architecture describes the technical capabilities necessary for a system of...
A maturity model for big data and analytics

A maturity model for big data and analytics

May 26, 2015 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
The speed at which executives expect data-driven insights is accelerating. How can organizations ensure that investments they make in analytics today will have the flexibility to cope with the demands of tomorrow? Successful outcomes require a business-driven approach, and the big data and...

Speed matters: A UK perspective on analytics

January 12, 2015 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
UK organizations continue to exploit information to acquire more customers and offer them an improved experience; however, they risk being outpaced by acceleration in delivering insight ready for action in other parts of the world.

Data, analytics and the need for speed

November 17, 2014 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
The case is clear: the faster you can turn raw data into intelligent insight, the quicker you can get ahead of your competitors. This theme comes through loud and clear in the latest analytics study from IBM’s Institute for Business Value. Nonetheless, only 10 percent of organizations fit into the...

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