We Value What We Measure – Business Article

One of my first jobs was working as the manager of a little Dublin cafe that stood at the intersection of two busy city streets. It was a lot of responsibility for someone in their late teens, and I loved it. There was something magical about opening the shutters first thing in the morning when it was still dark, then putting the lights and the coffee on, ready to welcome the first customers. We saw the same faces every day.…

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The Connection Between Science And Business In Big Data – Business Intelligence Article

Making sense of all the noise is difficult in the era of data. Businesses have invested billions to hire data scientists, and data has already changed various fields involving retail and healthcare. On the other hand, Kaggle’s survey found out that many data scientists feel the lack of explaining data science to others as one of the barriers faced at work. Moreover, data science, according to Hugo Bowne-Anderson’s research requires from the scientists skills to learn on the fly and…

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Case study: Integrating a million cemetery records – Business Intelligence Article

Auckland has about half a million recorded graves in 56 cemeteries, ranging from tiny burial grounds on Great Barrier Island to the sprawling 108-hectare Waikumete Cemetery. Until 2010, cemeteries were managed by four local councils, three district councils and one regional council. Then, the councils merged to form a single Auckland Council, and cemeteries management was also unified.Auckland Council engaged Stellar Consulting to scope, and then to deliver, the migration of cemetery data in a centralised SAP ERP solution. “The…

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