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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 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...


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 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 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 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...


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 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...