Is the Data Warehouse Dead?

I am increasingly asked by customers – Is the Data Warehouse dead? In technology terms, 30 years is a long time. This is how old the Data Warehouse is – that makes the Data Warehouse an old timer. Can we consider it a mature yet productive worker, or is it a worker gearing up for…

Visualisations are the new black

This is the 3rd in a series of 3 articles: First we looked at Colouring with Numbers – can data present a better picture The second showed how a story is worth a thousand visuals Now we conclude with how Visualisations are the new black   In my last blog “A story is worth a thousand…

Cognitive Intelligence meets Advanced Analytics

Acquiring knowledge of anonymous customers through Cognitive Intelligence is the next generation customer based Business Intelligence. Human behaviour and characteristics such as speech, demographics and emotion can now be expressed digitally and blended that with Advanced Analytics.  Exposé apply this across a number of different use cases as shown in the video.   Or navigate…

Provision of an Advanced Analytics and Big Data Platform – RAA

An Exposé case study around our advanced analytics and big data solution for RAA that allows for the acquisition and blending of large volumes of fragmented geospatial data, transforming it using massive processing capacity, using predictive analytics to assess the risk of millions of properties, and providing interactive and geospatial visualisations of the blended data and…

2016 Year in Review

Just some highlights from 2016. Thank you to all our customers, and our awesome team.

Disrupting the banking market

This video shows a comprehensive solution geared around disruption in the Banking market, from transactions through to advanced analytics. The viewer meets 3 different customers, their challenges and how the bank responds to them.

Test drive AWS QuickSight

As part of our commitment to deliver the best possible business outcome for our Advanced Analytics customers, we ensure that we remain across the technologies that enable us to deliver such outcomes. This test drive of AWS’ QuickSight BI tool and its underlying parallel processing engine (SPICE) is part of that commitment to our customers and…

A story is worth a thousand visuals

Any report can contain information. It’s relatively easy to just place random visualisations together to display information from a multitude of data sources. But without context or structure does this add any value or provide a better experience for the report reader?

Old faithful is renewed – welcome to Cubes as a Service

Analysis Services (as a) Service For BI professionals, the main component used to provide a rich business-friendly enterprise information layer to non-technical users at scale was SQL Server Analysis Services (Power BI models achieves the same, but is limited by scale). One major downside of Analysis Services was its requirement to be on premise (with…