Wednesday, 19th February 2020
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Poor data mastery impacting ability to drive value from data

On average less than 40% of companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are confident they can master their data – that is manage, secure and gain insight from data, and use it responsibly. Capabilities in these four areas aren’t projected to increase in the next three years, according to a new study from cloud company, Oracle, called ‘Rediscovering trust in your data and security’. This is despite respondents recognising the value of achieving excellence in these areas, with the top...

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Alteryx predicts that Roger Federer will beat Novak Djokovic in the 2019 Men’s Singles final

Alteryx has utilised the power of predictive analytics to predict the outcome of this year’s Wimbledon Men's Singles championship. Leveraging over 100 years of historical match data from Kaggle, Alteryx has built a predictive model that suggests Roger Federer will beat Novak Djokovic in the final match on Centre Court. This data has also given some insight into the physical profile of the ultimate male tennis player.

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Migrations are the biggest challenge facing database professionals

The second edition of the only industry report that benchmarks monitoring in the SQL Server community has revealed that migrations are now the number one priority for database professionals. The 2019 State of SQL Server Monitoring Report from Redgate has seen the increasing adoption of the cloud and the sunset of support for SQL Server 2008 R2 overtaking security and protection as the major concern.

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Data analytics predicts Cricket World Cup 2019 winner

Alteryx predicts that England will lose to India and Australia will take home the trophy.

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Incomplete data causes lost revenue and customers

A new report from Dun & Bradstreet reveals businesses are missing revenue opportunities and losing customers due to bad data practices. Almost 20 percent of businesses have lost a customer due to using incomplete or inaccurate information about them, with a further 15 percent saying they failed to sign a new contract with a customer for the same reason.

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Better data equals a better bottom line

Following the success of Snowflake’s sold-out inaugural user conference, Snowflake Summit on June 3-6, the company released customer survey results to shed light on the state of data insights adoption for organisations across a variety of industries. Ninety-four percent of enterprises claim that using data-driven insights to inform business decisions improves their bottom line by enabling them to better serve customers.

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Enhancing the dining experience for McDonald’s Belgium

McDonald’s Belgium partnered with Purple, Cisco Meraki and Socialspot to deliver a fast, free and secure guest WiFi network in over 80 restaurant locations across Belgium.

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