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Let’s tell the truth about customer profitability analyses Date: 03/07/15

Simplifying a concept makes it easier to explain and understand. But occasionally such simplifications are misleading, raising expectations that can’t readily be met. Which tends...

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Game, Set, and Match: How Data Analytics is the real winner at Wimbledon 2015 Date: 02/07/15

The 2015 Wimbledon Championships got underway on Monday, and over the next two weeks players will battle it out to be crowned champion in one of sport’s most prestigious competitions...

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What Big Data’s past tells you about Big Data’s future Date: 30/06/15

Turn the clock back to 1997. Tony Blair had succeeded John Major after a landslide election victory, the Spice Girls had three Number One hit singles, and the television series Teletubbies...

ROI of data analytics software
The ROI of data analytics software: even more bang for your buck Date: 26/06/15

There is a growing appetite for business intelligence across the analytics community, and organisations that invest in this area are being rewarded handsomely. As the ROI of data analytics...

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The $10 supercomputer that’s revolutionising analytics Date: 24/06/15

An article on Bloomberg Business the other day profiled data scientist Braxton McKee, who carries out complex artificial intelligence analyses for Wall Street hedge funds. It’s a...

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Be the star of your own Business Intelligence success story Date: 19/06/15

As investment in data analytics continues to grow, we are seeing an increasing number of business intelligence success stories emerge. Powerful BI tools, which were traditionally only...

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Choosing the right distribution styles to optimise AWS Redshift performance Date: 17/06/15

Choosing the right distribution styles is crucial when it comes to optimising AWS Redshift performance, and if you don’t get this right, it can lead to a significant slowdown in...

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3 signs you need Cloud reporting software Date: 16/06/15

Among medium-sized businesses, Cloud reporting software is suddenly proving very popular. At a stroke, such businesses are finding that they can leapfrog traditional on-premise BI...

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What is Amazon Redshift? AWS’s “fastest growing service” unboxed Date: 12/06/15

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has changed forever how IT infrastructure can be delivered, doing so on-demand, scalably, quickly, and cost effectively. And now, Amazon Redshift is doing...

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation: why you’ll want to insist on a Cloud data warehouse Date: 12/06/15

If you’ve never heard of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, we’re not surprised. But very soon, plenty of businesses will be wanting to make very certain...