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Ben Carley

Mon 16 January 2017
What's CRON with you?
Tags: Scheduling

For those of you who have screen sessions open with a variation of the following #!/bin/bash while: do ...do something... sleep 360 done, it doesn't need to be like this...


Mon 02 January 2017
A Bash Cheat Sheet
Tags: Bash

First of all, merry christmas and a happy new year to you all. To welcome you into 2017, and rekindle our brains after NYE, we thought we'd write down a few Bash commands...


Ben Simmonds

Mon 05 December 2016
Version Control for Qlik Projects with Git
Tags: Qlikview Git

This blog post is a bit of a summary of a more ongoing project of mine. If you're interested reading more, see my Qlikview Skeleton Repository on GitHub...


Ben Simonds

Thu 06 July 2017
Building Confidence in Customer Journey Data with Quilliup
Tags: Quillip Data validation

Following on from the development of a fairly large and complex Qlikview application for analysing customer journeys, the MI team at a global private bank were faced with a...


Dan Browne

Mon 10 October 2016
Building a Custom Bubble Chart in QlikView
Tags: Qlikview

You might have seen a custom table in QlikView before. These allow users to build their own reports, selecting a combination of dimensions and measures from a pre-defined...


Daniel Browne

Mon 27 March 2017
Gamify your Data
Tags: Gamification Ux

Gamification is the concept of applying elements of game playing to other areas of activity to motivate, engage and change user behaviour. Companies have long been gamifying...


Duncan Maddox

Thu 21 September 2017
What is Scrum and Why Should I Care
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...


Eleonor Hellblom

Thu 24 August 2017
Configuring User Filters in Tableau
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...


Thu 20 July 2017
How to Load Custom Shapes in Tableau
Tags: Tableau

Shapes in Tableau are a powerful way to tell a story and help to enhance key information to your users on a dashboard, as well a way to create buttons in Tableau. There are...


Mon 09 January 2017
Different Types of Filters in Tableau
Tags: Tableau

In Tableau, there are multiple ways you can filter and restrict your data. This can be either to improve performance, to give the viewer the correct information, or to highlight...


Gregg Fox

Thu 28 September 2017
Spin Cycle – A Hurricane of Data
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 01 June 2017
What If Analysis with Power BI - Using Parameter Tables
Tags: Power bi

Until Microsoft have updated Power BI with Dynamic Parameters, What If analysis will be a little tricky. This post will take you through how to build a What If report in Power BI...


Thu 25 May 2017
What If Analysis with Power BI – What If the UK Leaves the Single Market?
Tags: Power bi

When it comes to helping our clients make data driven decisions, forecasting and What If analysis are two of our key tools. At the end of 2016, Power BI made forecasting based...


Hannah Curtis

Thu 17 November 2016
Blockchain Connectors for Qlik Sense and Alteryx
Tags: Qliksense Alteryx

Keyrus is excited to announce that we’ve created industry-leading blockchain connectors for the popular self-service data tools: Qlik Sense and Alteryx. With these connectors...


Harry Moseley

Thu 15 June 2017
A Private Banks Journey to the Single Customer View
Tags: Customer journey

On 6th June 2017, Keyrus kicked off a series of informative articles, webinars and events dedicated to the importance of the single customer journey and customer interface...


Thu 08 June 2017
The Single Customer Journey - Customer Interface in a Digital Era
Tags: Customer journey

As a global consultancy specialising in data, analytics and digital for over 20 years, Keyrus constantly needs to respond to the major challenges facing enterprises today. In what is...


Thu 20 April 2017
Are You Ready For GDPR?
Tags: Gdpr

Since the emergence of the Data Protection Act (DPA) in 1998, there has been a strong focus on legislation surrounding how personal data is handled and protected. In just...


Mon 13 March 2017
Can Alteryx Accelerate Big Data Discoveries with Microsoft Azure?
Tags: Alteryx Azure

Towards the end of 2015 Microsoft announced it's partnership with Alteryx, a market leader in data blending and advanced analytics, and Microsoft's first alliance member...


Mon 23 January 2017
Our Data and Analytics Trend Predictions for 2017
Tags: Predictions

Reflecting on a year where much has happened across the world of data and analytics, below we make our predictions for key trends to look out for 2017. We’d love to hear...


Mon 17 October 2016
The Driven by Data Summit 2016
Tags: Events

On 22nd September 2016 Keyrus hosted this year’s Driven by Data Summit – Harnessing Disruption in the 4th Industrial Revolution. This year's theme looked to discuss the ever...


Jamie Laird

Thu 16 November 2017
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Tableau's Top 10 BI Trends 2018
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...


Keyrus UK

Mon 10 October 2016
Welcome to Keyrus Blog

Welcome to Keyrus UK official blog. Starting today, we will be posting weekly articles on everything that enables us and our clients to be data driven companies - from reviews of...


Kuldip Sandhu

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

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


Leo Yorke

Thu 29 June 2017
A Simple Approach to Predicting Customer Churn
Tags: Churn Python

A common problem across businesses in many different industries is customer churn. Businesses often have to invest substantial amounts of money in attracting new clients...


Lewis Fogden

Thu 13 July 2017
Fuzzy Matching 101 - Part II
Tags: Python

Following on from my previous article on fuzzy matching rather disparate data sources, this post will detail further methods of comparing and matching entities, as well as...


Thu 29 June 2017
A Simple Approach to Predicting Customer Churn
Tags: Churn Python

A common problem across businesses in many different industries is customer churn. Businesses often have to invest substantial amounts of money in attracting new clients...


Mon 27 February 2017
Stream data from Twitter using Python
Tags: Twitter Python

Twitter’s data can often provide valuable insight into your company's products, brand, clients, or competition. You can extract sentiment, volume, what's trending, and....


Mon 30 January 2017
Fuzzy Matching 101 - Part I
Tags: Python

Often when dealing with internal data - whether it be from CRM or ERP systems, relational databases full of financial transactions or product information, or anything else of a...


Mon 02 January 2017
A Bash Cheat Sheet
Tags: Bash

First of all, merry christmas and a happy new year to you all. To welcome you into 2017, and rekindle our brains after NYE, we thought we'd write down a few Bash commands...


Mon 28 November 2016
The Keyrus Blog Part I - Choosing our Stack
Tags: Python Pelican Nginx Aws

Now that the Keyrus UK blog has been up and running for a little while, with both the design and underlying processes settling into place, we thought it would be...


Luke Minors

Mon 02 October 2017
5 Things We Learned At Alteryx Inspire
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...


Mon 13 February 2017
Automatically Hide Titles in Tableau
Tags: Tableau

An interactive and creative dashboard often needs to have numerous charts that are shown and hidden in response to a users' actions. In Tableau, charts can be made to...


Mon 19 December 2016
Utilising IBM Datacap for Document Data Capture
Tags: Ibm Document capture

Having recently added IBM’s document capture system, IBM Datacap, to our client offerings, this post will briefly summarise its features and capabilities. Datacap enables...


Marco Brugna

Mon 06 March 2017
Make Smarter Decisions with Geoanalytics
Tags: Maps Qliksense Esri

Geoanalytics is the approach of applying spatial analysis to our data in order to understand our world, where things are, how they relate together, and what actions...


Matt Summers

Thu 31 August 2017
Scrum Training for BI Teams
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...


Matthew Watts

Mon 20 March 2017
QlikView Performance Tuning
Tags: Qlikview

QlikView has established itself as one of the most comprehensive business discovery and analytics platforms of the modern BI market. With it’s in-memory processing and...


Mon 24 October 2016
The Rise of the Foxes
Tags: Sports

In a world where data is being processed at an inconceivable rate, companies are constantly striving to gain that competitive edge through data analytics. This is...


Micah Terry

Thu 05 October 2017
Everyone Hates Reports - What People Want Is Answers
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...


Michael Andenas

Mon 07 November 2016
The Big Data In Use Conference
Tags: Conferences

On the 27th of October I attended the Big Data In Use Conference in London. Below is a summary of the content presented there. There 3 main trends were empowering...


Nicole Cruise

Thu 10 August 2017
How to Create a Flight or Network Map using Alteryx and Tableau
Tags: Tableau Alteryx

Flight or network maps are great for displaying data in a unique way; they can be used to show the flow of goods, people, deliveries, etc. Within my current project, these maps...


Mon 06 March 2017
Alteryx's R Random Forest Output: Explained
Tags: R Alteryx

Using the sample Alteryx module, Forest Model, the following article explains the R generated output. If you would like to view the data and output yourself using Alteryx...


Rachel Davies

Mon 12 December 2016
Tableau, QlikView, and Power BI - A Comparison of Modern BI Tools
Tags: Qlikview Tableau Power bi

While Tableau, QlikView and Microsoft’s Power BI are all competitive market leaders in the BI sector, each specialises somewhat differently. Tableau’s user friendly drag and drop...


Raihan Rubin

Thu 27 July 2017
Why Migrate to Qlik Sense?
Tags: Qliksense Qlikview

Many people and organisations are considering moving their existing QlikView applications into Qlik's more modern product offering, Qlik Sense. So far, Qlik have been...


Mon 20 February 2017
Inspired by Hans Rosling
Tags: Qliksense Hans rosling

Hans Rosling was a Swedish academic who was best known for his TED talks using data to explore developmental issues around the world. He was the co-founder and chairman...


Reiss Moore

Mon 21 November 2016
Choosing the Tables to Keep After a Binary Load in QlikView
Tags: Qlikview

For those of you familiar with QlikView, you should know the Binary Load. A Binary Load allows you to rapidly load all of the data from one QVW into another, with the...


Sarah Ogunyankin

Mon 06 February 2017
MicroStrategy - A Brief Word on Reports
Tags: Microstrategy

MicroStrategy, the culmination of over 20 years of BI experience from the Washington based company of the same name, offers a unified enterprise platform on which to...


Serhan Celebi

Mon 31 October 2016
FX Surveillance - Market Abuse Scenarios and Possible Technologies for Solutions
Tags: Tableau Alteryx

Market Abuse Regulations (MAR) took effect on July 3 2016 across the EU. In order to align with these new set of rules, financial institutions operating in financial markets...


Tony Sui

Thu 03 August 2017
Resizing the Partition of an AWS Marketplace AMI
Tags: Aws

When launching an EC2 instance on AWS, you can choose from not just the AMIs (Amazon Machine Instances) offered by AWS, but also from the Marketplace, which has a lot more...


Mon 03 April 2017
Editing Files on a Remote Server using Sublime
Tags: Linux Servers Sublime

Not a Vim or Nano master, or just can’t get a hang of the HJKL? Had enough of SCP-ing or WinSCP-ing files to local? Look no further; whether you access your servers through...


Mon 27 February 2017
Stream data from Twitter using Python
Tags: Twitter Python

Twitter’s data can often provide valuable insight into your company's products, brand, clients, or competition. You can extract sentiment, volume, what's trending, and....


Mon 14 November 2016
How to Plot a Map in QlikView
Tags: Maps Qlikview

Visualising your data on a map can be very insightful and interesting. This post will walk you through how to plot your geolocational data on a map in QlikView. Generating...