Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Jul 11, 2019 | By Rebecca Veitch
11th July 2019 marks 30 years of observing World Population Day and this got us thinking about how much the world has changed and is still changing. Our population is growing, that isn’t a secret, and the world only has so much space. Our planet is already feeling the pressure from its current population of around 7.6 billion and current projections indicate that we’ll have added close to 1 billion more by 2030.
Jan 29, 2019 | By Paul Miller
On my dad’s naturalisation papers, it notes that he was born in Riga (now Latvia but then Russia) and known as Samuel ‘Gavurin’ or ‘Gawarin’. He didn’t live to see his old name over the door of this business and I’m not entirely sure he’d have been happy to have been reminded of what he’d escaped from. However, I like to think that he’d have smiled wryly to see his birth name associated with a 21st Century business.
Jul 20, 2018 | By Paul Miller
A resident of West Bridgford in Nottingham (who happens also to be a non-executive director of our company) sent us a message with a link. His message (about crime data) was “Seen this? Is it good?”. This is what he referred to; it’s an initiative in Nottinghamshire which enables people (as the headline says) to “view every crime reported in Nottinghamshire on an interactive map”. However, it’s not very useful – and here’s why.
Apr 19, 2018 | By Paul Miller
What makes us different? We’re different because we’ve worked innovatively to address key challenges for users of data. I’ll come to Gavurin’s USPs – but first, some context.