Public clouds are the future of enterprise big data analytics, and their use is creating the unified platform needed to fully gain its value.
The Truth About Data Analytics – With Three Examples
Three very different stories about data analytics initiatives transforming the way companies do what they do. Whatever industry you’re in, chances are you’ve been told data analytics could transform the way you work. That’s the thing about data analytics – there’s no shortage of hype around it. But the other thing about data analytics – […]
Data Analytics Vs. Data Science –And Other Commonly Confused Analytics Terms
We wade through the commonly confused terms related to data analytics and data science to help you make more informed decisions for your business. There’s no shortage of hype around data analytics right now. And no shortage of buzzwords either. As more businesses are recognizing the potential of data analytics, related buzzwords are getting a […]
Why Smaller Teams Mean Bigger Outcomes In Data Analytics
Find out how smaller teams focused on collaboration can help deliver bigger outcomes in your data analytics initiatives. The goal of a data analytics initiative is to turn insights into tangible business value (improved products, better UX, smarter recommendations, higher productivity rates…). The deeper the insights into your business, the more of that value you’ll […]
Building a business case for data analytics
How to avoid hitting the hype threshold and create a solid business case for your data analytics initiative. On the face of it, you’d think it’d be pretty easy to get buy-in for data analytics. Like ‘digital transformation’ was a few years ago, ‘analytics’ has become the hyped-up buzzword in every industry, from retail and […]
How To Approach A Successful Data Analytics Project
We have all been told to be excited about the business opportunities that data analytics can unlock. However, if your data quality and efficacy aren’t up to scratch, you are not going to get very far. In this post, Cloudreach Solutions Architect, Dave Loveridge, suggests some key principles that you should follow if you want […]
Freight Management: Solving real-world problems using GCP data tools
The Challenge Helping a freight management customer prepare better for heavy traffic and congestion We were asked by GCP to demo the power of their data tools to a prospective customer who are new to the world of Public Cloud and want to find new ways to use their data to drive efficiency, reduce cost […]
MCSA Data Engineering with Azure: Exam 70-775 study guide
One of Cloudreach’s core beliefs is that as a company, and as individual Cloudreachers, we should strive to be “one step ahead”. For me, this means building a strong competency in one of Azure’s most exciting offerings with data engineering, analytics and if I’m feeling especially ambitious, machine learning (further down the road). My plan […]
Big Data – What it Can do for You
‘Big data’ is one of those thing I have heard described as a ‘popular term’ or ‘catchphrase’, but someone more unsympathetic would label it a ‘buzzword’. I’ll admit, there is a huge amount of buzz and hype surrounding the field, but behind this hype hides an incredibly important and valuable business resource.
How the Cloud Enables Better Retail Data Analytics
Most are aware of cloud computing’s uses for data storage and scalable compute capacity and the benefits that these bring to businesses. What may not be so familiar however, are the benefits that the application of cloud computing in analysing data can have for retailers.