Data plays a crucial role in gaining insights, improving informed decision-making, and enhancing services — especially in the water sector. But, when it comes to open data in the industry, a future built on solid collaboration between several stakeholders presents several challenges.
What impact does open water data have on the water sector’s ability to confront challenges arising from climate change, environmental dynamics, and evolving customer expectations? And how can companies and utilities work together to achieve success as they embark on the path to making their data more accessible?
Discussing the opportunities and challenges surrounding open data in the water sector, our panel joined environmental journalist and QTalks host Tom Freyberg to answer these questions:
- Nigel Watson, CIO at Northumbrian Water Group
- Gavin Starks, CEO at Icebreaker One
- Lewis Richards, Microsoft CTO for the UK Water Industry
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