Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for October 2015

FT Article: Forget the big data hype – people want to know what it all means

21 October 2015 - 3:13pm

Keith Dugmore, of the CDRC and Demographic User Group, commented on better use of data in commercial settings in a recent article in the Financial Times.

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Oliver O’Brien features on BBC News online

09 October 2015 - 11:58am

On 7 October 2015, CDRC’s UCL researcher Oliver O’Brien featured on an article in the BBC News online. Titled ‘London’s Underground Languages’ the article tracks the most common linguistic journeys across the Victoria Line, identifying a rich diversity of languages depending on the point of any given journey. Oliver’s contribution included a map of Londoners […]

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Demographics User Group Conference 2015

08 October 2015 - 1:29pm

On 7 October 2015 the CDRC sponsored and supported the 12th annual Demographics User Group Conference (DUG), hosted at the Royal Society. The conference focussed upon “How can data analyses best be communicated to decision-makers? Visualising – Distilling – Influencing” and bought together people from DUG’s 15 member companies, with special attendees from guests in […]

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CDRC Launch Data Service

05 October 2015 - 4:19pm

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) launched its data services on Monday 5 October 2015, offering new data for researchers to garner unprecedented insights into consumer behaviour.

Whilst protecting privacy, data will – for the first time – be routinely collected and shared with the CDRC by major retailers, local government organisations and businesses across the UK to improve understanding of these complex patterns of consumer behaviour.

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