Is there really a skills shortage, or are we just unprepared for change?

Job vacancies have risen to record highs and the UK labour market has gaping holes it needs to fill and fast. But is this because of a genuine skills shortage, or has the UK failed to respond to a changing work landscape? Business Leader investigates.

Businesses Seek Better Access to Data to Support Environmental Objectives, Bright Data Research Reveals

Research reveals demand for increased data but highlights transparency and sharing obstacles

Bright Initiative Leads Data Ethics Session With King’s College London Students, is Joined by Microsoft Israel R&D Centre’s Chief Scientist

The Bright Initiative, an organisation that focuses on using data for good, was joined last month by Microsoft Israel R&D Centre’s Chief Scientist to lead an ethics workshop for the students and alumni of King’s College London. The session formed part of the Bright Initiative’s extensive global education programme and took place during King’s College’s Focus on […]

The Bright Initiative partners with accelerator Subak to help face climate emergency

Powered by Bright Data, the Bright Initiative will provide Subak’s member organizations with direct access to the company’s technology, know-how, support, and expertise

Bright Data Supports Data-Driven Solutions to the Climate Emergency With Subak Joining The Bright Initiative

Subak, the world’s first global non-profit accelerator to fight the climate crisis, has become part of The Bright Initiative – a global program to use public web data to drive positive change; Initiative will make Bright Data’s technology and services available to Subak-supported startups working to tackle climate change; Partnership comes as The Bright Initiative […]

Reflections on the National Data Strategy Forum and data priorities going forward

I was delighted to take part in the inaugural meeting of the National Data Strategy (NDS) Forum early this summer as it represented clear progress on a vital agenda. As one of the world’s most powerful web-data collection platforms, Bright Data of course has a vested interest in the success of the NDS. We are […]

Bright Data Takes Part in First Meeting of the UK Government’s National Data Strategy Forum

Bright Data has strengthened its support for the UK’s National Data Strategy (NDS) by taking part in the first meeting of the Forum established by the UK Government. Bright’s CEO, Or Lenchner, joined an invited group of experts and industry leaders at the meeting in June, which was Co-Chaired by Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE […]

Data for good lights the way for The Bright Initiative

One of the most well-known uses of public online data is for market research and competitive analysis. However, that is merely the tip of the iceberg in the potential use of openly available online data. Beyond profit-making, web-based data use can drive critical academic research, fight social injustice, respond to large-scale crises, and improve community well-being […]

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