Mentoring with Hampshire Police at IBM Hursley

Mentoring with Hampshire Police at IBM Hursley

During the summer, we were approached by Hampshire Police to engage in a 6 month Mentoring Programme. The police believed their future leaders could learn a lot from the private sector, and likewise IBM could gain a lot from them. Typical challenges Hampshire Police identified were emerging threats, leadership, new technologies, staff morale and staff well-being. Equally the police service is world renowned for its ability to manage risk and provide exceptional customer service in…

Read More

MOD AI Hackathon highlights data opportunity

MOD AI Hackathon highlights data opportunity

Data offers so much opportunity for defence.  That is the indisputable conclusion from the two day MOD AI Hackathon held last week when sixty hackers came together to tackle four challenges set out by the UK Ministry of Defence.  Many of the hackers work for small organisations and most had not previously engaged in defence.  They brought expertise in data mining, machine learning and artificial intelligence, forming fourteen teams to build analytic models. General Sir…

Read More