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UK Data leaders praise UK Government for raising awareness on data issues and predict post-Brexit productivity boost by promoting upskilled staff

LONDON, UK - 16 NOVEMBER 2017 - Big Data London (BDL), the UK’s largest exhibition and conference for data leaders, today revealed the first findings from the inaugural UK Fourth Industrial Revolution Report. The independent research, sponsored by Big Data LDN and Hortonworks, surveyed how 250 of the UK’s largest data-driven organisations are coping with pre-Brexit pressure to compete against data-savvy competitors globally.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), driven by data, follows on from others which Britain led, including steam power, computing and the World Wide Web. Today’s results paint a picture of an economy in flux, with leading technologies like Big Data...

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