Duncan Ross

Duncan Ross
Chief Data Officer, Times Higher Education


Duncan has been a data miner since the mid 1990s. He was Director of Advanced Analytics at Teradata until 2010, leaving to become Data Director of Experian UK. He rejoined Teradata to lead their European Data Science team.

At Teradata he has been responsible for developing analytical solutions across a number of industries, including warranty and root cause analysis in manufacturing, and social network analysis in telecommunications. These solutions have been developed directly with customers and have been deployed against some of the largest consumer bases in Europe.

In his spare time Duncan has been a city Councillor, chair of a national charity, founded an award winning farmers’ market, and is one of the founding Directors of the Society of Data Miners.


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Duncan Ross (Times Higher Education)
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Just the basics: you've probably heard about data mining and think you need a PhD to do it. Clever stuff with numbers. Predictions. Clusters. Algorithms. The 9 Laws explains the why of the basic steps you can take to be successful as a data miner, and show that this is primarily a business discipline, not a branch of computer science. Read more.


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