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Data monetization: analysis alone doesn’t drive revenue

There are countless reports of the value of Big Data, but what about the Big Returns? Over the last decade, companies have invested millions in data collection and analysis, and appointed thousands of Chief Data Officers (CDOs) to define and action a data management strategy. According to Gartner’s estimations, 90% of large global organizations will…

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Does self-service analytics improve collaboration?

Today, business intelligence is largely centered around business users. Traditional tools, whilst available to the whole businesses, were primarily controlled by IT techies and data scientists. Those who understood the business were often limited by the technology and vice versa, in turn stifling exploration and innovation. Yet now, as data becomes increasingly integral to so…

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What makes the worst bus stop in London?

In this blog we’ll go into more detail about some of the underlying processes and decisions that drove the results displayed on this “The worst bus stop in London” page. How much data? And how was it collected? From the TfL API, we collected three months of bus arrivals data across approximately seven hundred bus…

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Is a single version of the truth important for BI?

According to Forrester, only 30% of unstructured data and 40% of structured data is currently available within enterprises for analysis by BI and relevant systems. A central data source of all business data is essential for intelligence integrity, compliance and data governance. A central data lake is more easily managed than disparate sources, and can…

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