Chatbots – how the Azure bot framework is changing the AI game

Authors: Chris Antonello (Data Analytics Consultant, Exposé) & Etienne Oosthuysen (Head of Technology and Solutions, Exposé) What are bots? Communication underpins intelligence. And language underpins communication. But language is complex and must be understood through the prism of intent and understanding. For example: Take the term, “thong” – in Australian slang this means flip-flops, a meaning lost…

2017 Year in Review

Here are some highlights from a big 2017. Thank you to all our customers, and our awesome team. Feel free to get in touch to see how we can assist you. Kelly – Head of Sales, Marketing and Partnerships kelly.drewett@exposedata.com.au Etienne – Head of Technology and Solutions etienne.oosthuysen@exposedata.com.au

Transforming the business into a data centric organisation through an Advanced Analytics and Big Data solution – our ACH Group case study

An Advanced Analytics and Big Data solution allows for the acquisition, aggregation and blending of large volumes of data often derived from multiple disparate sources. Incorporating IoT, smart devices and predictive analytics into the solution. Our ACH Group case study shows how how a clever data platfrom architecture and design facilitates transformation into a data…

Game changing – see how Power BI models become Azure Analysis Services models

Businesses are increasingly embracing an empowered regime when it comes to data analytics and business intelligence. Subject matter experts inside business units are increasingly at the forefront of the creation of data models on which reports and dashboards rely. Various technologies (such as Tableau, Qlik and Power BI), now facilitate user-access to a wide variety…

Transmissions Dashboard – our Energy Infrastructure Provider case study

This solution we designed and developed for this national Energy Infrastructure Provider involved both a data platform and analytical dashboards. It reduced reporting turnaround potential by over 1000%, allowing staff to focus on business critical tasks. It embedded a trusted source of truth and quality and consistency of analysis. It improved analytical agility and timely…

Get more from your Retail data with Predictive Analytics

This case study showcases our solution that allows Sales and Marketing to match customers to the products they are most likely to buy through predictive analytics. This case study is just as relevant today as it was just shy of one year ago when we created it. Combining this solution with Cognitive Intelligence such as facial recognition…

Better Client Care with IoT – Our Eldercare case study

Utilising Internet connected devices and real time Advanced Analytics, we created a solution that provides better client care, a reduction in cost, time and potential health risks. The solution helps the organisation overcome customer wellbeing challenges. Medication and Food must be kept at constant temperatures. This clever solution uses Azure IoT Suite and Cortana Intelligence…

We test drive Azure Time Series Insights

In this video we take Azure Time Series Insights for a test drive. It is the new “fully managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it simple to explore and analyse billions of IoT events simultaneously”. We also importantly look at the differences between Power BI’s real time visualisation capabilities and Azure Time Series…

Augmented Reality meets Advanced Analytics – it changes the way we plan

Using your historical data, putting it on steroids with the help of Machine Learning, then overlaying it with Augmented reality. All of a sudden you can see what impact changes in the physical space will have on your data. You can almost “experience” what the changes will look like. Combining AR/ VR with Advanced Analytics…

We test drive Azure Analysis Services – the good, and the not so good.

In the modern world of Advanced Analytics, Semantic Models rather than data warehouses will increasingly play the core role in corporate data landscapes – they are places where data is blended into models that business users can understand, they provide single sources of truth, they can increasingly embrace data from anywhere, they serve as centralised repositories…

Important Power BI news release

Starting June 1 2017, Microsoft is making some changes to the way Power BI is licensed, there are also some important changes to the Power BI Service. So if you use Power BI, or intend to use Power BI, please be aware of these changes. Exposé has been at the forefront of the Power BI revolution and…

Student Attrition – Our Higher Education case study

A reporting solution that enabled an education provider the ability to identify student attrition rates, monitor potential student attrition causes and predict students who are likely to withdraw in the future. See more deatils here – exposé case study – Higher Education Provider