Get more from your Retail data with Predictive Analytics

This case study showcases our solution that allows Sales and Marketing to match customers to the products they are most likely to buy using retail data and predictive analytics. This case study is just as relevant today as it was just shy of one year ago when we created it. Combining this solution with Cognitive […]

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We test drive Azure Time Series Insights

Author: Etienne Oosthuysen In this video, we take Azure Time Series Insights for a test drive. It is the new “fully managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it simple to explore and analyse billions of IoT events simultaneously”. We also importantly look at the differences between Power BI’s real-time visualisation capabilities and Azure […]

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Is the Data Warehouse Dead?

Author: Etienne Oosthuysen I am increasingly asked by customers – Is the Data Warehouse dead? In technology terms, 30 years is a long time. This is how old the Data Warehouse is – that makes the Data Warehouse an old timer. Can we consider it a mature yet productive worker, or is it a worker […]

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Cognitive Intelligence meets Advanced Analytics

Author: Etienne Oosthuysen Acquiring knowledge of anonymous customers through Cognitive Intelligence is the next generation customer based Business Intelligence. Human behavior and characteristics such as speech, demographics, and emotion can now be expressed digitally and blended that with Advanced Analytics.  Exposé apply this across a number of different use cases as shown in the video. […]

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Advanced Analytics and Big Data Platform – RAA Case Study

An Exposé case study around our advanced analytics and big data platform for RAA that allows for the acquisition and blending of large volumes of fragmented geospatial data, transforming it using massive processing capacity, using predictive analytics to assess the risk of millions of properties, and providing interactive and geospatial visualisations of the blended data and […]

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Connecting to Big Data Clusters from Excel

Author: Etienne Oosthuysen Connecting to big data clusters from Excel is now relatively simple. But those who have tried would have noticed multiple ways to achieve what seems to be the same thing. This article aims to clear these muddy waters a bit. I am using Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus (Excel 2013) updated to […]

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