GDPR – What is going on and why should I care?

Posted on 11th August 2017 by Lucy Petrek

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or you’re one of today’s lucky 10000 to be hearing about it for the first time, the EU General Data Protection Regulation hype train is reaching full throttle and organisations across the world are engaging panic mode as the compliance deadline looms ever closer. For those that are…

July Newsletter 2017

Posted on 2nd August 2017 by Steven Hooton

June Newsletter 2017

Posted on 12th July 2017 by Steven Hooton

Asset Managers – where is the big data revolution?

Posted on 7th July 2017 by Lucy Petrek

The broad realm of asset management has been slow to fully adopt the big data wave and there is still a lack of data-driven decisions being made by active managers. However, the exponential increase of intangible assets over the last twenty years is only increasing the need for firms to adopt an organisation-wide big data…

Connexica recognised in top Public 100 UK GovTech Entrepreneurs

Posted on 6th July 2017 by Jenny Jones

A recent report published by Public highlights the top 100 GovTech entrepreneurs and investigates the current GovTech market opportunity and landscape. The report showcases the successes businesses have already achieved at central and local levels of government. Findings include the statement that the UK GovTech market could be worth £20billion by 2025 and is continuing…

Data Science – do you NEED to pay Paul Pogba prices for Premier League professionals?

Posted on 16th June 2017 by Lucy Petrek

With Manchester United becoming the first football club in the world to be worth over €3billion the amount of money pumped into professional football continues to boggle the mind. Transfer fees for Premier League players are nearing the £100million mark and the spending doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon. This spend trend is…

G-Cloud 9

Posted on 23rd May 2017 by Jenny Jones

CXAIR is available on G-Cloud 9 Software development outfit Connexica confirm that their flagship product CXAIR is now available on the latest iteration of the G-Cloud framework, G-Cloud 9. The G-Cloud 9 framework replaces the previous two iterations of the G-Cloud framework (7 and 8), and is designed to provide public sector organisations with a…

Connexica announced as one of 10 UK based data entrepreneurs that you should know about in 2017

Posted on 5th May 2017 by Jenny Jones

Midlands based tech company recognised for developing innovative ground breaking self-service data solutions Connexica specialise in creating data solutions that allow users to turn data into actionable information. With a strong history in Local Government and the NHS, Connexica’s Data Preparation and Business Intelligence solutions are revolutionising traditional approaches to modern data problems. Connexica’s core…

Disruptive BI

Posted on 21st April 2017 by Lucy Petrek

Our guest blog this week is from our Founder and Visionary, Richard Lewis. Richard explores how IT can give users what they want in a world where DIY apps empower users to make their own decisions. Can Disruptive BI be Constructive? The technology landscape is changing. The cost of software is reducing whilst the amount…

South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare to Transform Reporting and Data Insight With Analytics

Posted on 12th April 2017 by Jenny Jones

South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare invest in Connexica’s business intelligence solution, CXAIR, to transform reporting and data insight within the Trust. Connexica are pleased to announce a new and exciting development partnership with South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT). The partnership will see the two Staffordshire-based organisations work in partnership to roll…

Using Analytics to Reduce Operational Costs

Posted on 10th April 2017 by Jenny Jones

Building society uses analytics software to meet regulatory requirements Leek United Building Society has chosen business intelligence specialist Connexica’s CXAIR software to streamline its regulatory reporting. The software enables staff from different departments in the company, such as savings, finance and mortgages, to produce their own, numerous regulatory reports. This allows each department to take…

Healthcare Exhibition Announcement

Posted on 3rd April 2017 by Jenny Jones

Digital Health Conference 2017: Working with STPs When: 5th July 2017 Where: Adelphi House, Salford Time: 8.30 -16.00 Connexica are excited to announce that they will be attending Digital Health Conference 2017. The one day event aimed at STPs will explore the latest innovations being adopted across the country, share best practice and give all…

Connexica Awarded Science and Technology Business 2017

Posted on 31st March 2017 by Jenny Jones

Connexica are proud to announce that last night they won The Sentinel Business Award for best Science and Technology Business 2017. The prestigious event was held at The King’s Hall in Stoke-on-Trent and attended by the local businesses and celebrities, providing a great opportunity to celebrate local talent, business and innovation. Attendees included Keith Brymer…

Connexica Announced as a National Technology Awards Finalist for Best Public Sector Project

Posted on 16th March 2017 by Jenny Jones

Best Public Sector Project Finalist   Connexica’s latest innovation CXFIRE (Connexica Fraud Investigation and Reporting Engine) has been shortlisted for ‘Best Public Sector Project.’ Used as the underlying technology behind the ‘Kent Intelligence Network’ (the KIN), the CXFIRE solution allows the Council to combine 13 local authorities’ data sets, apply advanced data matching algorithms and…

Addressing the UK digital skills crisis

Posted on 24th February 2017 by Jenny Jones

Specialist explores how businesses can minimise impact of skills gap   A recent report published by the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Committee stated that approximately 12.6 million adults in the UK lack basic digital skills. This IT skills gap is affecting businesses across industries, from financial services and local authorities to retail…

What does big data really mean for the financial sector?

Posted on 9th February 2017 by Jenny Jones

Big data banking is only as effective as the analytics.    Big data has been a buzzword on the lips of business managers and CIOs for at least the last two decades. Every industry, from financial to medical and even local authorities, appears to be investing in ways to be a part of the modern…

Government Intelligence – but not as you know it

Posted on 27th January 2017 by Jenny Jones

Democratising data helps local authorities combat fraud   In June 2016, independent auditing company Audit Scotland uncovered almost £17m lost to fraud and error. The startling find was only discovered thanks to the organisation’s biennial National Fraud Initiative (NFI), which involves local authorities and other public bodies sharing data between them. This exercise of identifying…

Regulatory Reporting: Facing the Technology Challenges of Today

Posted on 13th January 2017 by Ben Edge

Following on from the major financial crisis of 2008 and the resulting global recession, governments across the world have established tighter financial regulations in order to prevent and mitigate a similar situation occurring in the future. Financial regulators have been made accountable for the health of the banking and finance sector and thus play a…

CE+ Certified

Posted on 6th January 2017 by Jenny Jones

Connexica are pleased to announce that they have been awarded Cyber Essentials Plus certification. The Cyber Essentials scheme has been developed by the Government with the aim to help organisations to implement basic levels of protection against cyber-attacks. The scheme has three clear purposes: • Ensure organisations are protected against common cyber threats • Provide…