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Mon 13 March 2017
Can Alteryx Accelerate Big Data Discoveries with Microsoft Azure?
By Harry Moseley
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 07 November 2016
The Big Data In Use Conference
By Michael Andenas
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...


Blockchain

Tue 15 November 2016
Blockchain Connectors for Qlik Sense and Alteryx
By Hannah Curtis
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...


Business intelligence

Mon 27 March 2017
Gamify your Data
By Daniel Browne
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...


Mon 20 March 2017
QlikView Performance Tuning
By Matthew Watts
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 06 March 2017
Make Smarter Decisions with Geoanalytics
By Marco Brugna
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...


Mon 20 February 2017
Inspired by Hans Rosling
By Raihan Rubin
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...


Mon 13 February 2017
Automatically Hide Titles in Tableau
By Luke Minors
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 06 February 2017
MicroStrategy - A Brief Word on Reports
By Sarah Ogunyankin
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...


Mon 09 January 2017
Different Types of Filters in Tableau
By Eleonor Hellblom
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...


Mon 19 December 2016
Utilising IBM Datacap for Document Data Capture
By Luke Minors
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...


Mon 12 December 2016
Tableau, QlikView, and Power BI - A Comparison of Modern BI Tools
By Rachel Davies
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...


Mon 05 December 2016
Version Control for Qlik Projects with Git
By Ben Simmonds
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...


Mon 21 November 2016
Choosing the Tables to Keep After a Binary Load in QlikView
By Reiss Moore
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...


Mon 14 November 2016
How to Plot a Map in QlikView
By Tony Sui
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...


Mon 31 October 2016
FX Surveillance - Market Abuse Scenarios and Possible Technologies for Solutions
By Serhan Celebi
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...


Mon 10 October 2016
Building a Custom Bubble Chart in QlikView
By Dan Browne
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...


Data science

Mon 06 March 2017
Alteryx's R Random Forest Output: Explained
By Nicole Cruise
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...


Mon 27 February 2017
Stream data from Twitter using Python
By Tony Sui
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....


Etl

Mon 30 January 2017
Fuzzy Matching 101 - Part I
By Lewis Fogden
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...


General

Thu 20 April 2017
Are You Ready For GDPR?
By Harry Moseley
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 03 April 2017
Editing Files on a Remote Server using Sublime
By Tony Sui
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 23 January 2017
Our Data and Analytics Trend Predictions for 2017
By Harry Mosely
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
By Harry Mosely
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...


Mon 10 October 2016
Welcome to Keyrus Blog
By Keyrus UK

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...


Linux

Mon 16 January 2017
What's CRON with you?
By Ben Carley
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
By Lewis Fogden
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...


Opinion

Mon 24 October 2016
The Rise of the Foxes
By Matthew Watts
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...


Web development

Mon 28 November 2016
The Keyrus Blog Part I - Choosing our Stack
By Lewis Fogden
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...