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Harnessing the Power of Streaming Data

Streaming Data

Streaming data has emerged as a critical component of modern data strategies. Streaming data refers to data that is continuously generated by various sources, these typically send data records in small sizes (such as bytes or kilobytes). This blog explores what streaming data is, why it’s important, its applications, and the tools used to manage […]

A Guide to Extracting Data from BambooHR

Extracting data from BambooHR

Having worked with a few customers on automating the data output from their HR system, namely BambooHR. I thought I’d summarise some some of the considerations on extracting data from BambooHR. BambooHR is a cloud-based Human Resources Information System (HRIS) designed to simplify HR processes for businesses. It’s known for its user-friendly interface, scalability, and […]

Code vs No-Code Solutions

Code vs No-code solutions

In the data management landscape, businesses are seeking efficient and reliable solutions to store, process, and analyse their data. Two prominent approaches have emerged as frontrunners: traditional code-based solutions and the rising trend of no-code alternatives. It is crucial to understand the each approach to make informed decisions that enable you to drive your business […]

How and Why to Modernise Your Data Reporting

modernise your data reporting

This blog aims to discuss the how to modernise your data reporting from legacy reports. By legacy reporting we are referring businesses functioning with multiple disparate Excel reports. What are the benefits of moving? How do you go about moving? Why move from Legacy Reports? 1.      Improved Efficiency: Over our years of experience, we have seen many […]

Navigating Power BI Data Alerts

Navigating Power BI Alerts

Introduction Whilst reporting is a key component of any business, how do you respond to key changes. How do you ensure actions are generated when the data changes beyond the limits you set. As part of our Business Support Expert Services this was a problem we had to overcome. This blog aims to discuss the […]

The Microsoft Fabric Offering

Microsoft Fabric

Introduction Microsoft Fabric, the unified environment launched in 2023 is now central to Microsoft’s data strategy. What is the Microsoft Fabric Offering? What is Microsoft’s competition to this software? What other unified environments are available. This blog aims to demystify some of these areas. What is the Microsoft Fabric Offering? Microsoft Fabric brings together multiple […]

Difference between a Data Lake and a Data Warehouse

Data Lake v Data Warehouse differences between a data lake and a data warehouse

Data Lakes v Data Warehouses Data lakes and data warehouses are used for storing and managing data. They differ in their architecture, usage, and capabilities. In this blog, we will explore the key differences between a Data Lake and a Data Warehouse. To help you choose the one that best fits your needs. What is […]

Components of the Business Analytics Stack

Components of the Business Analytics Stack

Introduction: In the dynamic landscape of modern business, data has become the cornerstone of informed decision-making. The ability to transform raw data into actionable insights has given rise to the indispensable Business Analytics Stack. This integrated framework plays a pivotal role in unravelling patterns, trends, and opportunities buried within the vast sea of information, empowering […]

Business Analytics Process

The business analytics process

Introduction Business analytics is the process of using data, methods, and tools to generate insights to help organizations achieve their goals. Business analytics is important for organizations because it can help them: Understand their current performance and identify opportunities for improvement. Predict future outcomes and trends and plan accordingly. Optimize their processes and resources and […]

What is Business Analytics

What is business analytics

What is Business Analytics? Introduction: What is Business Analytics and why use it?  And to generate insights that can help improve business performance and decision-making. Business analytics can help businesses understand their current situation. Predict future outcomes, and prescribe optimal actions. Business analytics can be applied in different domains and industries. Such as marketing, finance, […]