Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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. But if that’s where the name comes from, where does the business come from?
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.
Mar 16, 2018 | By Mike Lowenstein
This is the second of two pieces based on the GDPR; the first, should be read first, and can be found here. The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published a simple document twelve steps to take now. There is also the much more detailed Guide to the General Data Protection Regulations. These two pieces are intended as a gentle introduction, and are not definitive. The Guide is.