Volunteers for charity data analytics

Both The Guardian and the Economist reported on a recent ‘Data Dive’ weekend when over 50 expert volunteers from some large businesses worked with staff from charities and a county council on data analysis projects. These varied from forecasting food prices with Oxfam to HelpAge International creating an index comparing the treatment of old people globally.

Read the Economist http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/07/data-do-gooders, or The Guardian.