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Browse content by tag Business Intelligence

Dominic Bisset 20/03/2024

Data Quest 2024 Round Up

On Friday, Village Software held its fourth edition of Data Quest, a data mining competition for students. Here's what went down.

Graham James 31/10/2023

The Horrors of data chaos: symptoms that your business is a victim

Data chaos lurks in many businesses, often operating in plain sight but in heavy disguise so as to not to be identified. Data chaos causes a nightmare of disorganised, di…

Graham James 02/02/2023

How to create a solid data strategy in 8 key steps

Data-driven decisions are essential for successful businesses, but only if you have a strong data strategy. The benefits of a solid data strategy extend beyond just data…

Johnny Read 02/01/2023

Business Intelligence in Manufacturing

Our experience of working with manufacturing is that there is a lot of data, it is spread between inbuilt reports, business intelligence systems and a lot of spreadsheets…

Graham James 09/08/2022

In Good Humour: Everyday Realities of Bad Business Intelligence

The data that helps you get the big calls right. The information that ensures you understand where you're at – and gives you the tools to get to where you want to be. Bus…

Graham James 30/06/2022

What comes first: the problem or the technology?

The tech landscape is vast, complex and alluring. It can be tempting to grab the first tool that catches your attention, only to discover that it may not be able to solve…

Graham James 31/05/2022

The Psychology of Business Decisions: Are You Following Fact or Feelings?

We all know that our intuition affects our opinions and decisions, but you might not realise just how big a role our hunches play in work-related decision making. Accordi…


Which Power BI license should you use?

In this post, you will learn about the licensing plans in Power BI and at the end of it, hopefully, you will have a better idea of what will fit the bill for your busines…


SQLBits 2017: A Look Back

This time next week Dominic & I will be absorbing the latest in data development at SQLBits in London.  Last year I went with the aim of improving my understanding an…