back to article Met Office tenders for £30m data science deals to build 'future of operational meteorology'

UK weather forecasting agency the Met Office is tendering for delivery partners to help it build its data platform over the next four years in a framework deal that could be worth £30m. The main objective of getting new suppliers on board as part of the four-year deal is to help build a common Met Office data platform, …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "in the middle of executing a data visualisation strategy"

    Wow. I reached for my bullshit bingo card on reading that. Then I found machine learning, and The Cloud(TM).

    I missed blockchain though, so no bingo for me.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Then I found machine learning, and The Cloud(TM).

      Well, considering it's the Met Office, I imagine a reasonable proportion of their data visualization might involve clouds.

  2. Aristotles slow and dimwitted horse

    Old Bob...

    You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.

  3. Missing Semicolon Silver badge

    Moar computerz

    To compute the incorrect weather forecast even more accurately!

    1. Anonymous Coward

      Re: Moar computerz

      We'll be able to compute the chance of rain down to three decimal points.

      Unfortunately the chance of it being right seems stuck at 50%.

      But we're sure that our next proposal to study that (only £10m) will resolve this.

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