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..
With consumerisation at its peak, a shift to omni-channel is essential for retailers to ensure they maintain market share and avoid the risk of either merger or acquisition by a competitor. The pressure to provide an array of e-commerce services is high, and failure to meet customer’s needs will..
The latest SQL and SharePoint Saturday Cambridge took place on 9th September 2017, organised by Mark Broadbent. It was a huge success with a good turnout of very engaged delegates and interesting and entertaining speakers in a great venue. We were delighted to support the event as a sponsor and I..
Hey there! In the second part of my Azure Data Factory best practices I’ll be talking about controlling the flow of your tasks.
Coeo's project performance dashboard is now available and featured in Microsoft's Power BI Showcase.
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..
Microsoft regularly delivers new functionality for its Power BI data analytics and visualisation services, but rarely does it change how you pay for it or how you deploy it. In May 2017, it has and some of the changes are significant.
Microsoft proudly announced this week that SQL Server 2017 will be the first relational database engine to ship with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. In the future, database servers running its software won’t just be able to store, query, and analyse data. Instead, they’ll also..
Recently I have been working on several projects that have made use of Azure Data Factory (ADF) for ETL. During these projects it became very clear to me that I would need to implement and follow certain key principles when developing with ADF. This is the first of a series of posts which will..