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Thu 07 December 2017
A Simple Approach to Webscraping - Part 2
By Leo Yorke
Tags: Python Webscraping

In the first part of this series of blog posts we created a simple webscraper in Python that would go to Yahoo Finance and fetch a table of currency exchange rates. There are a...


Thu 23 November 2017
A Simple Approach to Webscraping - Part 1
By Leo Yorke
Tags: Python Webscraping

A common problem many data science projects face is where to source data from. One of the richest sources of external data is the web, and being able to access websites and...


Thu 16 November 2017
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Tableau's Top 10 BI Trends 2018
By Jamie Laird
Tags: Tableau

This week, Tableau published its Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends 2018 report and, much like the return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte at my local Starbucks and the twinkling...


Thu 12 October 2017
How is cybersecurity impacting digital transformation within Higher Education
By Kuldip Sandhu
Tags: Cybersecurity

The provision of reliable and enabling technology is increasingly becoming a key differentiator for Higher Education institutions on the backdrop of increasing ...


Thu 05 October 2017
Everyone Hates Reports - What People Want Is Answers
By Micah Terry
Tags: Thoughtspot

Early in my career, thanks to some great managers, I was fortunate to have landed in a position with the responsibility of regularly presenting the performance of the business...


Mon 02 October 2017
5 Things We Learned At Alteryx Inspire
By Luke Minors
Tags: Alteryx

Keyrus were at Alteryx’s Inspire Europe conference again this year and had an engaging and informative two days. There was a lot to learn about their new offerings, the...


Thu 28 September 2017
Spin Cycle – A Hurricane of Data
By Gregg Fox
Tags: Power bi

Are there really more hurricanes? What are the numbers telling us? This is a classic example of how you can make false claims by using summarized data and overlooking...


Thu 21 September 2017
What is Scrum and Why Should I Care
By Duncan Maddox
Tags: Scrum

Scrum is a "lightweight framework" for iteratively and collaboratively developing complex products. It is typically used to develop software. Agile is an umbrella term for all the...


Thu 31 August 2017
Scrum Training for BI Teams
By Matt Summers
Tags: Scrum

When working within a BI team, achieving a sufficient level of organisation and efficiency can be tricky - most notably due to team size, the complexity of work, and the difficulty...


Thu 24 August 2017
Configuring User Filters in Tableau
By Eleonor Hellblom
Tags: Tableau

When working in any form of enterprise environment, data access generally needs to be restricted for different departments, roles, and individuals, based on a set of defined...