GO FOR IT – Creating sporting opportunities for tomorrows stars in our city today.

July 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

South West Business Intelligence were proud sponsors of the Annual Bath City Youth football tournament at Twerton Park. Teams from around the Bristol, Bath and Wiltshire areas attended a day of fun and football. Raising much needed funds for the local club that nurtures not only local football talent, but also instils respect, teamwork and community spirit.

SWBI launches analytics incubation labs.

April 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

SWBI is proud to announce the launch of its incubation lab. We have assembled a team of leading practitioners in the industry to create an environment where our customers can "try before they buy", to define and test their future data strategy in a contained and managed environment, we call this "your virtual sandbox". Our engineers have built an AWS environment to allow for the rapid creation of the various domains our clients wish to explore. These include; Data feeds (including social media scrapes) Data lake / big data Federation layers Data warehouse OLAP Analytics Machine learning / AI Visualisations and reporting [...]

Cognos 10.x…time is running out!

January 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

April 30th 2018 is the key date. If you are currently running IBM Cognos 10.x this is a date that should be inked into your diary, preferably in rather large type. Why? That’s because this is the date when IBM will withdraw support for the product and instead focus on Cognos 11, or Cognos Analytics as its now called.

Living Wage Accreditation for SWBI

January 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

We are delighted to announce that the Foundation has awarded South West Business Intelligence Accredited Living Wage Employer status. As a responsible employer, we're committed to significantly going beyond the government minimum and paying a wage based on the ost of living. This award recognizes our continuing efforts to be at the forefront of ethical business practice and develop our overall offering based on honest and fair principles.

Microsoft launches super-speedy cloud networking out of beta

January 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Microsoft gave its cloud customers a free speed boost today with the launch of an Accelerated Networking feature that’s been in beta for almost a year and a half. When customers turn it on, their Azure compute instances will get access to up to 30 Gbps of network throughput. Accelerated Networking taps into specialized chips that Microsoft has installed in its datacentres to offload the work of software-defined networking. That both frees up more compute resources on the tech titan’s cloud servers and provides customers with reduced latency and reduced jitter in their networking speeds.

Staying in the game (creating sporting opportunities for boys and girls)

September 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

South West Business Intelligence (SWBI) are partnering with the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Wales and South West of England to create sporting opportunities for boys and girls aged 7-18. Through sponsorship of events such as St Joseph’s Swansea’s trip to Croke Park we jointly hope to play our part in retaining young people’s participation in sport. The Challenge: To provide access to safe playing environments with qualified coaches for young people throughout the South West and the retention of boys and girls in sport through adolescence into adulthood.

Quality Data – Whitepaper by Lee Warren, Director at SWBI

February 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

It is estimated that by 2020 there will be nearly as many digital bits in the world as there are stars in the universe, some 44 trillion gigabytes! Therefore, is it any wonder why C-level executives are hungry to harness the power of business intelligence (BI) to make sense of their companies’ data and gain a competitive advantage? Lee Warren makes the case for good data visualisation.

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