Data science: Hype or hero?

Andrew Wiseman reviews the big data science debate from the recent MRS conference. Before I start, I suppose I should make an admission. Neither my colleagues at Honeycomb or myself attended the MRS conference last week – we were a bit busy launching something new and...

Why we exist

Bethan Turner sets out the reason behind Honeycomb’s existence. I’ve never been involved in the start-up process of a company before. I think the most common question I’ve had so far about Honeycomb Analytics is “why”. Why is it a thing, where did it come from, why...

“Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself”

Bethan Turner turns to J.K. Rowling to reflect on the first MRS Data Analytics Conference. I recently attended the first ever MRS Data Analytics Conference, and wasn’t sure what to expect. The conference itself was interesting, informative, and sparked lots of healthy...

Big Sam, Big Egos and Big Data

Andrew Wiseman explores the importance of data in achieving sporting excellence. One of the most critically acclaimed books of the last decade, Soccernomics (Kuper et al) brought together two of my favourite things. A football book that eulogises the power of data....