Data strategy trends that will emerge in 2022

For organisations around the world, data is at the heart of business, and effective data governance is top-priority. For many years, this simply meant collecting, storing, and occasionally accessing data but rapid digitisation is rendering these frameworks obsolete. The total volume of data collected worldwide is increasing rapidly—and as COVID-19 continues to cause disruption to […]

Bridging the time and intelligence chasm

How technology can transform dark data into actionable insights It was British mathematician and consumer insights guru Clive Humby who coined the phrase ‘data is the new oil’. Since he first uttered those prophetic words back in 2006, data has become one of the most valuable commodities available to businesses worldwide. So much so that […]

How can geospatial technology benefit your dissertation?

Geospatial technologies are tools which allow users to geographically map and analyse locational data. This data is typically gathered from sources such as: census resources, satellite imagery, weather data, drawn images and social media, among others. In order to fully incentivise and utilise collected data for academic work, it is key to ensure that the data is presented in a beneficial clear way, shared, analysed, and combined with relevant contexts and sources. But how can geospatial […]

Rainforest deforestation- how Slingshot Simulations are taking a stand

Rainforest deforestation. It’s a dilemma each of us would like to diagnose and rectify, but perhaps individually don’t know where to begin, overwhelmed with the current spiral of environmental crises we’re facing globally today.  At Slingshot Simulations, we’re working alongside the Rainforest Trust to provide data-based and spatial-optimised solutions. Essentially, the aim being to save […]

Our CEO discusses the recently established Oxford University Digital Twin Course with Ajit Jaokar

Our expert-  Ajit Jaokar is a Principal Data Scientist, the course director of Artificial Intelligence Cloud and Edge Implementations and conductor of the University of Oxford courses: AI for Cybersecurity and Computer Vision. He is also the founder of Feynlabs, creating expert AI based prototypes and specialising in digital twin technology.   Digital twins in education: the vision-  The idea behind the course at Oxford University centres around the idea of digital twins, a concept which […]

Slingshot graduates from Oxford’s CDL Programme

After surviving 4 elimination rounds, Slingshot was proud to graduate from Oxford University’s Creative Destruction Labs (CDL) programme. Based out of the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies. Working across 10 locations globally, […]

Digital Twin Consortium pursues open source collaboration

We’re excited to be supporting the Open Source initiative at the Digital Twin Consortium with the vision to tackle a core challenge of the current state-of-the-art being the lack of ability to collaborate and integrate across vendors. There is no multi-vendor open standard for a digital twin that can be used by third parties, and […]

Digital Thread and the Digital Twin

Where does the digital thread start within the digital twin? Our CEO David joins John Turner from Gafcon, Inc. for a Digital Twin Consortium point counter-point debate: As part of the Digital Twin Consortium’s Point Counterpoint video series, Slingshot’s CEO, CTO & Founder Dr David McKee goes head to head with John Tuner, VP of Innovative Solutions at Gafcon to discuss at what […]

Slingshot CEO leads on Open Source Initiative

Our CEO David is leading on the Digital Twin Consortium‘s Open Source Collaboration designed to demystify building digital twins. Projects will be formed around contributions from members and non-members to accelerate the adoption of digital-twin-enabling technology and techniques. Contributions may include open source code implementations, collaborative documents for guidance and training, open source models, or […]