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In the bad old days, the first step when building a database, analytics or business intelligence solution would be to order or provision a number of servers for hosting. Particularly...

Imagine we have a stream of events representing new orders: - Order { ID : 1, Category : Electronics, Value : 123 } - Order { ID : 2, Category...

As we know, a lot of business intelligence and data processing within enterprises is batch based, where periodically (e.g. daily) we exchange and process large volumes of data in batches...

There has been a long held concern as to whether “Artificial Intelligence” will ultimately, replace humans en masse in the workforce. For now, this hasn’t happened, with relatively few organisations...

It’s clear that the pandemic will lead to significant changes for businesses and the markets that they operate in. Despite a challenging 2020, these changes haven’t even begun to play...

Imagine we have a database table of customer details which sits behind a typical web application: IDNameAgeGenderAddress1Ben Smith33Male1 High Street, London2Sue Jones35Female1 Low Street, Manchester The majority of screens in...

Over the next few years, many businesses are going to be building real-time streaming data platforms based on data lakes and data warehouses.   The aim of these initiatives will...

For many years, “Big Data” was a major buzzword in enterprise IT. The theory was that as data volumes grew, we would need different approaches to ingest, store, process and...

Over time, the typical business acquires more and more applications. Some will be bespoke, some off the shelf, some cloud hosted SaaS tools and some in the data centre. Frequently,...

In recent weeks, we’ve released a number of videos demonstrating Timeflow, our software as a service platform for real time event stream processing. The first two videos show how we...

As we know, many companies are looking to use their data more effectively in order to improve efficiency and customer experience. To achieve this, most business intelligence programmes are involved...

Most business intelligence or analytics projects are fundamentally building the workflow below, whereby we are taking data from some source, putting it into a centralised warehouse or lake, and then...

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