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

The latest retail insights you need to know for your data strategy

Breathing new life into retail with data analytics. Retail is a data rich environment that thrives on its ability to identify, anticipate and execute on market and customer opportunities.  The sector’s focus on customer experience and the so-called “end-to-end...

Analyzing global discussions with Exasol, Alteryx and the Twitter API

How to use Alteryx and the Twitter API to transform and load the social media data into Exasol? Us humans have shared stories for millennia, verbally, through pictures, and later through written language. With the rise of social media in the last decade, our ability...

The Importance of In-DB Tools

In-DB tools are of growing importance to organisations. Have you ever struggled to work with big data in Alteryx? And when I say big data, I mean hundreds of millions or even billion of rows… I have! This happened almost three years ago, when I was still new to using...

The Data Blackhole – and how you can avoid falling in it

Based on a study of two major European markets, the UK and Germany, IT and business decision makers revealed how they made of use of their data and how to avoid the data blackhole. If anyone asked you to do a complete audit of all of your organisation’s data, you’d...

Four management tricks I learned from raising kids

Just to make it clear upfront: No, I didn’t have children to learn management tricks. ( 😉 ) I became father at the age of 25, just 10 days before I started as a software developer at Exasol. I felt full of energy and ready to take on this new challenge. On the one...

The Seven Personality Traits Needed for Success in Tech

Success in tech isn’t simply defined by the revolutionary entrepreneur behind the business. If you look at many of the best-known visionaries, such as Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Steve Jobs, there are certain traits that they all have which are necessary for being...

Data analytics credited for victory at the Fifa World Cup 2014

The German football national team credited data analytics for its victory at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The beautiful game has become increasingly professional over the last 20 years, as television money transformed football into a game where the need to win is...

Making Predictive Analytics Predictively Valuable 

As Exasol and Tableau come together at the Tableau Conference Europe, Carsten Weidmann, Technical Alliance Manager at Exasol, looks at why harnessing predictive analytics is pivotal to unlocking the underlying value of modern business. The most successful...

Exasol Partners: Our Game Changers

Get ahead of the curve with the Exasol Partners experience. At Exasol, we emphasize passion by approaching everything we do with energy and enthusiasm; as we are transforming and growing we are making sure our partnerships grow with us. And the work is not over yet....

Fighting the good fight. With data. Ending Malaria in Zambia

Exasol joined the project of Ending Malaria in Zambia by 2021 Ending Malaria in Zambia by 2021 is the goal the country has set for itself as part of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. PATH, a leader in global health innovation, and the Tableau Foundation...

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