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The strategic advantages of business analytics

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In the world of web 2.0 and industry 4.0, organizations that are flexible when it comes to  adopting new technologies and changing their business model are better equipped to grow sustainably than their rigid counterparts. Business analytics is one such source of strategic value; converting data into actionable insights and profitable actions.
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Tableau's upcoming updates

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Tableau has recently announced that the upcoming release of Tableau 10.4 will be the last version of Tableau Desktop, Tableau Reader, and Tableau Public to work on 32-bit operating systems. If your computer runs on a 32-bit operating system we have bad news for you: When released, Tableau 10.5 will no longer be able to function on these systems. On the other hand, and on a much better note too, if you run a 64-bit operating system you should get ready to welcome a bigger and better Tableau 10.5.
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The death of a master storyteller

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On February 7, 2017, the world lost one of its best-known Swedish academics - Hans Rosling. One described as ‘the man in whose hands data sings’.  Others described him as a ‘data guru’ and even ‘the Jedi master of data visualisation’.
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Introducing Talend: Starting your Big Data journey

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We’ve recently held our first Talend event, “Introducing Talend: Starting your Big Data journey”. This exclusive event brought together BI professionals from different sectors who were interested in learning how solutions such as Talend can help harness and exploit the challenges and opportunities brought about by the rise of Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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iMovo hosts Qlik Roundtable and Business Brunch

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We've recently held our annual “Qlik Roundtable and Business Brunch” at Le Meridien Hotel in St. Julian’s. This half-day event brought together BI professionals from a broad spectrum of companies from different sectors, who were looking to learn more about Qlik and how it can help organizations grow, innovate and succeed – all through the power of visual analytics.
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Data analysis: History of Maltese Football

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How many matches did the Malta national football team win throughout the years? Who's the coach which helped winning most games? Which was the best year for our national team? Click through this dashboard to learn more about our football history.
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Big data analytics: translating information into knowledge

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The concept of Big Data has been around for a number of years now and although businesses have started to understand the importance of streamlining and analysing all the data captured and combining this with sources of data from external sources, some are still unsure about what it is and how it can be used.
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The Secret Lies of Statistics

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Don't trust the numbers. This is a very common advice that most people know but ignore. How many polls and ‘breakthroughs’ do you read or hear about? How many of that do you actually doubt or care enough to verify? Most probably the answer is a big ‘NONE’. This could either be because you’re too lazy to do so, do not have the time, or you just like to think that it is true.
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Talend Data Preparation

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Do you often need to deal with incomplete and incorrect data? Do you need to cleanse or augment your data, or group records based on similar values in fields? Do you need to integrate lists of data from different applications with different date formats? Do you need to mask names in email fields so only the domain name shows?...
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What is Big Data?

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If you’re trying to figure out what Big Data is – you really need to stop. Stop and think, that is. Big Data can’t be defined by the size or speed of the data, but rather than by the opportunity it can create for you. It’s a state of the mind, more than it is a state of the art technology...