The short answer: NEVER and ALWAYS! The longer answer: A price increase is always difficult to achieve successfully and yet doing nothing is a gradual recipe for financial disaster. Why? Your costs are never static, so within 5 years your profit margin could easily be ZERO. Of course good cost

An Elasticsearch Journey

Posted on June 6, 2015
Danielle Mosimann
Over the last 3-5 years big data technologies have become an increasingly important factor in analytics. A few years ago our company knew that as an advanced analytics provider it was integral for our skills to include working with big data. In order to achieve our best analysis we had
We interviewed Amit and Adam from our Advanced Analytics Innovation Lab – a couple of our data science leaders that have been involved in our Big Data Journey.  They discuss battle scars and what they have learned from the 4vs, data capture, storage and security to Hadoop, Redshift and Elasticsearch.

Goldilocks and the D3 Bears

Posted on January 31, 2015
Danielle Mosimann
As open-source software goes from strength-to-strength, one area particularly close to my heart is that of charting libraries and APIs.  Like many areas of software, the open-source community has revolutionised the way that data is presented on the web. Arguably the most significant open-source visualisation project is called D3 (data-driven
Why do we hear companies talking about a “single version of the truth”? It is because of the frustration they have experienced when multiple people argue about which numbers are correct rather than focusing on what the metrics mean. Finding out what the metrics really mean would allow them to