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Location intelligence: The new frontier of advanced analytics

advanced analytics

The digital and physical realms are deeply intertwined. In fact, an enormous amount of the data that companies collect has a geographical element. This data generates location intelligence, a branch of advanced analytics that comprises collecting, enriching, managing and analysing location data to make better decisions, inspire your customers, optimise business processes and be more […]

The mutating role of an IT business analyst

it business analyst

The role of an IT business analyst is one that has continually transformed over the past few years. In fact, it has evolved to such a great extent that now, many recruiters don’t know what they’re looking for. Even amongst themselves, business analysts have varying opinions about what their role consists of and what objectives […]

Why hard skills are critical to digital business

hard skills

The contemporary job market is more tech-driven than ever – and subsequently, more competitive. Currently, the demand for hard skills in the digital space is outstripping supply. According to a recent study conducted by McKinsey, 70% of European executives believe they’ll have to retrain or replace more than a quarter of their workforce within five […]

How is ETL used to build trusted data pipelines?

ETL

Enterprises have always relied on some sort of data to aid decision-making. Way back when, businesses would collect data from face-to-face customer surveys or telephone marketing initiatives. Whatever the method, this information helped them understand their customer better. Today, with the rise of online transactions, social media, and the Internet of Things (sensors that collect […]

The makings of an exceptional big data engineer

data engineer

As a discipline, data engineering is effectively the sibling of data science; like data scientists, data engineers are highly analytical, able to write complex code and produce detailed data visualizations. However, unlike data scientists, a data engineer will manage complete data pipelines by building tools, infrastructure, frameworks and services. Their most crucial role is to […]

Data compliance solutions after GDPR and beyond

Compliance

The European Union introduced General Data Protection Regulation – otherwise known an GDPR – on 25 May 2018. This new compliance framework was designed to harmonise and modernise data protection law across Europe. Whereas data protection laws introduced in the mid-90s had struggled to keep pace with technological development, these regulations sought to effectively manage […]

The key role of a business analyst to transform a company

Business Analyst

At a time when digital transformation has become the buzzword and many companies are struggling to adapt their processes to new paradigms, hiring a business analyst is the sure way to lead an organisation through changes. But what exactly does a BA do and how to find the best candidate? The Outvise team answers this […]