I've recently been working on an internal project to predict future disk space usage for our customers across thousands of disks. Each disk is subject to its own usage patterns and this means we need a separate machine learning model for each disk which takes historical data to predict future usage..
Machine Learning has become a buzzword for companies hoping to gain insights into future trends from historical behaviours. This leads to people associating predictive analytics with elaborate algorithms and difficult models, making it a complex and ambitious goal!
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Time to reflect
We are now 50 days into enforced lockdown imposed by the UK Government in response to the COVID-19 threat. We have gone through the initial fear and uncertainty associated to the change. Initially I thought that this maybe a few weeks or a month, but as..
During a regular meeting with a customer we had a discussion around their biggest pains, they were being asked by their leadership team to save money within the IT Budget. So we asked to review their IT budget lines starting with the biggest to see where there was opportunity to save.
I was recently engaged with a client in building a report that had some very specific requirements; a paginated report that compared datasets from two different date ranges. Initially the client attempted to build the report in Power BI Desktop, however since the report needed to be paginated and..
Import | Visualise | Publish
It’s as easy as that and the reason Power BI usage has exploded: putting the power of data in the hands of users.
Take time, go the extra mile and enrich your model. Become the Power BI superhero who delivers fantastic content users find a pleasure to navigate. Ensure..
Companies who embrace a data-driven culture experience a four-fold improvement in revenue performance and better customer satisfaction, according to a new report published by Harvard Business Review.
"Everything we do in the digital realm – from surfing the Web to sending an e-mail to conducting a credit card transaction to, yes, making a phone call – creates a data trail. And if that trail exists, chances are someone is using it – or will be soon enough.” - Douglas Rushkoff, Author of..
Hey there! In the second part of my Azure Data Factory best practices I’ll be talking about controlling the flow of your tasks. If you missed part one you can see it here.
Tell someone you went to a casino and their first question is how much did you win. Not on a specific game nor how much you could’ve lost, but what was the headline result and does it make them wish they’d gone as well. Gaming companies often ask similar questions, but for them it can be harder to..