‘Collecting the data is only half the battle’

Data technology

Over the past 18 months, everyone’s lives have become increasingly and pervasively governed by Covid-19 data.  

Headlines have been dominated by previously unknown data points, such as the R rate of the virus. Our first line of defence has been the data scientists who predicted the future based on the information available.  

In the process, we have all become ‘citizen data scientists’, caring more about epidemiological trends and statistics than any of us could have possibly imagined. 

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