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Belfast-based Analytics Engines secures new partnership with London's National Gallery

Analytics Engines has won a three-year contract to work with the prestigious National Gallery in London.
Gareth McKeown

A BELFAST-based data analytics firm has won a three-year contract to work with the prestigious National Gallery in London.

Analytics Engines has secured a deal to help the tourist attraction develop deeper insights into its organisation and visitor audiences.

The contract was announced ahead of the Big Data Belfast conference, held yesterday at ICC Belfast.

Head of private sector at Analytics Engines, Dr Gráinne Watson expressed delight at the new art gallery partnership.

“We are thrilled to have been selected to help the National Gallery utilise their data insights and build on their reputation as one of the UK's most digitally progressive as well as impressive visitor attractions.”

Analytics Engines, based at Chlorine Gardens, employs 20 people with expertise in data engineering, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data analytics and visualisations. In addition to the Analytics Engines data platform, the company has developed a range of products for smart cities, health and government projects.

Senior manager of data and insight at the National Gallery, Casey Scott-Songin added:

“We are pleased to confirm our new partnership with Analytics Engines and look forward to working with them on our ambitious and ongoing plan of digital development. Understanding how our visitors experience the works of art we exhibit is central to The National Gallery's mission to address and engage the contemporary visitor as well as create a better visitor experience for a changing audience.”

Ms Scott- Songin was one of the speaker's at Big Data Belfast, which explored trends and opportunities emerging areas such as healthcare, Smart Cities, fintech, artificial intelligence, cyber security and business analytics.

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