Interactive Tube map instantly tells Londoners the time and cost of any journey.
What BI predictions came true in 2017? And which failed to materialise last year?
At a time when everyone is making their predictions for this year, Jen Underwood looks back to share the predictions that were spot on, those that were off target, and some surprises that came out of nowehere.
'Robotics academy' giving graduates opportunity to join Deloitte in Belfast. Applications close January 26.
A new release of the Tableau business intelligence platform processes information as much as five times faster than the previous release. Credit for the speed up is given to the integrated database engine Hyper, acquired by the company in 2016.
London Tech Job Fair Spring 2018.
London Tech Job Fair 2018 is a chance for job seekers to talk to companies that are hiring in person. If you’ve had enough of submitting your CV online without the opportunity to make a lasting first impression, here’s your chance to change your strategy and do a bit of networking.
Thu 22 February 2018
18:00 – 21:00 GMT
Here's a round-up of 10 Data Analytics Vendors to Watch in 2018 from CRN
Details of the Bank of Ireland's Graduate Programme for Data Analytics 2018
In an era when a visually stunning chart is literally a click away, Eve the Analyst questions if we are producing great analytical insights, or just colourful nonsense.
Job Hunting in December - challenge the accepted wisdom.
IT Contractors looking to go agency-free get a boost from this new service.
The top 50 BI Blogs every decision maker must follow
Its World GIS Day! Today is World GIS Day — a day to celebrate and promote spatial awareness and technology, marked with a global series of mapping events and geospatial celebrations.
25 Data & Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018.
Information Week chooses 25 companies who can innovate and execute at scale.
BI Jobs Blog recognised by Feedspot as one of the top 50 Business Intelligence Blogs
The majority of Hadoop applications process "small amounts of data". See the findings from BI-Survey.com
Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Japanese tech conglomerate Softbank has been preparing his company for the singularity for quite some time. Now the effervescent tech exec thinks robots will not just outsmart humans, but will have an IQ of 10,000 in the next 30 years....
Sexiest job... massive shortage... blah blah blah. Are you looking to get a real handle on the career paths available in "data science" and "Big Data?"
Data Visualization Summit Manchester 12-13 December 2017
With Data Visualisation continuing to be a hot trend in BI Jobs, see the latest job & salary analysis from IT Jobswatch.
Top Business Intelligence Trends 2017:
Read What 2,800 BI Professionals Really Think
Data Science, AI & Deep Learning, London Nov 16 2017
Conference and Pre-Conference Workshops
Hilton London Kensington November 16 2017
As the demand for data scientists increase, the discipline presents an enticing career path for students and existing professionals. This includes those who are not data scientists but are obsessed with data, which has left them asking:
What skills do I need to become a data scientist?
You may be forgiven for thinking that the "New BI" of data mining, predictive analytics, location and geospatial intelligence, and an assortment of other advanced analytics technologies, is fundamentally different from the "old BI" of Reports, dashboards, scorecards, and ad hoc, OLAP-powered analysis.
But is that really the case?
You may not have heard of some of the 7 hottest new IT Jobs - but Paul Heltzel argues that whilst some may fizzle, others may have a long future thanks to underlying IT trends.
Massive investments in IoT will shake up the core skills in high demand at IT organizations in the years to come. Bob Violino how to transform your career path to capitalize.
Creating Data Visualisations that don't suck
Slides from a presentation given at uxcambridge 2017.
Location, Location, Location Data. From Tracking Foot Traffic with Wi-Fi, through Optimizing Grocery Delivery, to Why Don’t American Roads Have Roundabouts? Lindsay Stares takes us on 3 interesting data journeys.
The Power BI Desktop August Feature Summary is here.
See the full list of new features including new custom visuals, Power KPI and data connectivity enhancements.
Self-Service Data Analytics for Smaller Companies (SME’s)
Gregory Thompson addresses 4 main questions;
what are the short term and long term objectives?
who should be responsible for the effort?
what specific problems should be addressed?
what tools should be used to support the initiative?
How Data Analytics can Revolutionise Healthcare
17 Statistics Forecasting the Future of Business Intelligence in the Cloud.
Predictive Analytics World London, the leading vendor-neutral analytics conference, is holding its seventhannual conference this October 11-12 in London, UK at etc.venues, 200 Aldersgate.
Do modern Self-Service BI Tools and in-memory performance enhancements lessen the need for Data Modelling skills?
Save the Date !
Upcoming Conferences in the Analytics, Data Engineering & AI spaces.
All the details of the main events in London, Amsterdam & Budapest
Demystifying data visualisation - Paul Black suggests 3 simple tips to improve your company's Data Visualisation effectiveness.
Do you really need a Data Scientist? Alex Woodie puts the case for starting off lower down the food chain and getting some basics in place first.
Open source business intelligence tools enables airline to gain new insights from a decade’s worth of ticket sales
Some simple tips and tricks with Microsoft Power BI, here Tech Republic show you how to add a background image to your Power BI reports.
Does Google's Cloud Spanner Database Cheat Space-Time?
Steve Swoyer investigates the claims for Google's new ACID-compliant, globally distributed database.
GA London, The Relay Building, Tickets £55
A Seattle hospital is using Big Data techniques to analyse historic cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS.
Can Analytics shed new light on this medical mystery?
Tableau 10.3 Announcements;
Connectors for Amazon Athena, Adobe PDF files,ServiceNow, MongoDB, Dropbox, and Microsoft OneDrive.
Tableau Bridge for live hybrid on-premises to cloud data source connectivity.
Helping BI & AI Converge - the role of the GPU.
James Mesney uncovers the hardware revolution underpinning the convergence of BI & AI.
International data analytics summits in Frankfurt, London, Breda, Madrid, and Mexico announced by Information Builders
The Annual Analytics Summit 15th June 2017 : From Data to Decisions
IET, Savoy Place, London, WC2R OBL
Luciano Floridi (Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford)
Claire Thompson (Head of Customer Analytics, Royal Bank of Scotland)
Charles Kennelly (CTO, ESRI)
Jonathan Roberts (Head of Data Science Hub, Ministry of Justice)
Modern BI With SAP BusinessObjects Lumira 2.0
Timo Elliott explores the self-service analytics landscape provided by the upcoming SAP BusinessObjects Lumira 2.0, expected release soon.
The simplest explanation of Hadoop that you have ever read.
Last month Google announced that it had removed the five report limit in Data Studio, allowing everyone to create and share as many reports as needed — all for free. Now they have opened up access to 180+ countries, enabling even more businesses to easily connect to data and create beautiful, informative reports that are easy to read, easy to share, and fully customizable.
City University of London has unveiled a new undergraduate course for would-be data scientists, commencing September 2018. The course is a first in the UK.
It used to be known as "Analysis Paralysis", but perhaps a more modern idiom would be "Analytics Paralytics" ?
Barcelona trials the use of IoT and big data to manage its tourists.
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Google gains access to 600,000 data scientists.
With the vast majority of analytics going under the heading of "descriptive analytics", Timo Elliott examines Gartner's move to put traditional reporting tools into a separate Enterprise-Reporting Based Platforms report, rather than their BI and Analytics Platforms Magic Quadrant.
Going behind I T's back - how business users are getting the analytics they deserve and what IT can do about it.
Are you looking to break into Analytics? Any career change is fraught with difficulties, so the 5 "must dos" highlighted by Piyanka Jain are required reading for those aspiring to a new career in the hot analytics space.
The Big Data Innovation Summit London 2017 March 30 & 31.
The rise of the ACEs - “Analytic Communities of Excellence”. Timo Elliott charts the reasons behind the apparent fall from grace of the Business Intelligence Competency Centre, and what might replace them.
Microsoft’s Business Intelligence and Analytics platforms land in Gartner’s Leaders quadrant (Feb 2017)