Eddie Copeland details the use of Data Analytics by several UK Local Authorities in supporting troubled families, ensuring children are school-ready by the age of five, tackling diabetes, predicting and preventing fires, and more.

These are just a few of the things that UK cities are already tackling with data science. On 12 September, practitioners from Manchester, Bath, London, Essex, Sunderland, Birmingham, Sheffield and Cardiff gathered to share their experiences and discuss how to overcome the hurdles that stand in the way of joining up, analysing and acting upon data at a city scale.

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