Blogs to inspire you

Read our latest blogs from thought leaders and innovators – covering everything from ‘how to guides’, to mind blowing ideas and inspiration on what’s possible with your data

What are the migration options for Netezza customers?

”Sunsetting products” is a term somewhat unique to the tech world. It’s a phrase that conjures up feelings of tranquillity, but the activity it describes is a major headache for most tech teams. It refers to intentionally phasing out or terminating a product, and most...

Top tips for migrating your data warehouse from Netezza

6 things to consider when migrating your data warehouse from Netezza IBM recently announced that it was ending support for IBM PureData for Analytics, its name for Netezza, forcing clients to migrate onto a different data warehouse solution. Migrating between data...

Using data to change habits

As you’ve probably acutely aware as we head into summer, most New Year’s resolutions fail. By around March, many of us have forgotten or given up on the things we wanted to change on January 1. Bad habits can be hard to kick, and developing good ones can be just as...

Women in tech – how to change the conversation

The traditionally male-dominated field of data and analytics poses different challenges for women. The way people talk is one of the most obvious and one that’s easy enough to change. I’m often asked how equality can be addressed and how to make a difference. My first...

Bring your sports analytics into focus

Bring your sports analytics into focus – better data visualization means better understanding of player performance A picture says more than a thousand words – that is as true in professional football as it is in traditional industries who now rely on data for...

What difference can data make for a football team?

In the early 2000s, the book and movie Moneyball shone a spotlight on the use of data in sports – and highlighted just how important analytics can be in contributing to the success of any individual or team. Fast-forward to 2019 and it is now commonplace for...

How data analytics is fast becoming football’s must-have signing

In many ways football is pure emotion. Philip Lahm, the former captain and now honorary captain of the German national team went as far as to say: ‘Football matches are like modern gladiatorial battles.’ And you can see why. That sense of modern sport playing out like...

How can you improve efficiency through data-driven decision-making?

This blog is going to provide some inspiration on how data-driven decision-making can improve the efficiency of an almost limitless array of business and operational processes.   Expectations for analytics Research from Gartner shows that more than half of...

What’s stopping you from becoming a data-driven business?

What’s your organization’s most valuable asset? Your people, your leadership team, or your creativity perhaps? All of these undoubtedly have a huge influence on the future success of your business. But one, often under valued, asset is fast catching up as a critical...

What this years’ Dresner report means for your data-driven strategy

If your organization is like most these days, you probably have the term ‘data-driven’ tattooed on your forehead, Memento-style. In order to stay competitive, you need access to the ever-growing mountain of data at your disposal quicker than ever before. And, as you...

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