All posts tagged Open Data Platform

Solutions take second place to the story…

A headline caught my eye in a magazine in a hotel bar in Brussels, ‘ Solutions take second place to the story…’ This headline prompted me and another person from the UK to reach for the magazine and want to read further. This story is about both the application of the concept in the magazine Read the full article…

What is natural analytics…

Do I want red wine or a beer? What system do I use to make that decision? Recent studies reveal that in so many decisions the human brain actually doesn’t make many choices based on rational though but on instinct. So if it’s a cold evening and I want to have a nice meal with Read the full article…

Illuminating!

The excitement related to the announcements of the Qlik Luminary Programme has been with us since just before Christmas, embargoed until now, and being embargoed with the level of enthusiasm I have for this has felt a little like being given an ASBO, but at last the announcement has been made and we can begin Read the full article…

1931 – The year of the 1st mobile BI Application

In today’s world we need insight into complicated questions whilst we are on the move. The phrase, ‘ask Google’ has become common parlance for “I don’t know” or “I can’t remember” and therefore need to ask for immediate insight. This got me thinking about examples of mobile business intelligence. The UK government not only has Read the full article…

What is in a name?

When I was a young chap I wanted to be called Troy? What a strange name to pull out of the hat at the age of nine! However it was entirely based on one of the lead characters from Stingray, and I was easily influenced! Some names we are given and some names we choose, Read the full article…

Right first time and always right…

It almost sounds like a joke from the 1970s; did you hear the one about the wife who was right first time and always right! But, that’s how we want to be in 2014 with our information, right first time so that we can make true and valid predictions and interpretations from the information we Read the full article…

Open Source Analytics!

What to do? The need for detailed analytics capability is on the rise across the length and breadth of the organisation and the resource is limited. With the advent of the Open Data Platform (ODP) built on the QlikView technology and our App Centre now being live we have been able to implement the concept Read the full article…

What is Business Intelligence in clinical research?

This is the question posed to our organisation as we go live with our App Centre and the next Open Data Platform (ODP) apps as well as a week of promotion regarding our new Central Portfolio Management System (CPMS). We have always held with the concept that Business Intelligence is about the use of the Read the full article…

Data Visualisation – a 19th Century Case Study

Did you know that the ‘father’ of Epidemiology also created Data Visualisation as we know it today. As we move towards our own “AppCentre” being live and the creation of more Apps within ODP that allow new and exciting insights to be possible from our data, I wanted to share with you an event that Read the full article…