R² Data Labs was formed in 2017 to be a catalyst and accelerator for RollsRoyce data innovation. R² Data Labs works across the Rolls-Royce Group as federated community of practice. Working collaboratively with Business Units, we identify, test, prove and accelerate new technologies and business models that best position Rolls-Royce to adopt, deploy and industrialise market-leading data innovation, creating change and positive disruption. We develop and mature the new data innovation expertise capabilities and digital first culture needed to achieve Rolls-Royce’s digital strategy. R² Data Labs are specialist practitioners, who create vibrant communities of practice in the pioneering capabilities and tools that are critical to accelerate data innovation and raising Rolls-Royce’s digital readiness levels:
• AI, machine learning & data engineering emerging technologies
• Ecosystem-led open innovation & venturing
• Business model disruption
• Building digital skills and culture
• Data innovation best practice, methodologies and operating models
The Berlin AI Hub specialises on very focussed, highly specialised, digital assistants, integrating UX, machine learning, efficient feature engineering, and active learning into tools that improve efficiency and accuracy. We offer AI Gyms and Mini AI Gyms, training our colleagues on programming, data engineering, and machine learning skills, and also organise local digitalks, in-house meetups where external parties can showcase their (digital) offerings.