Category Archives: Data Management

All articles relating to data management including: Business Intelligence (BI), data matching and data de-duplication (Paribus).

What is Power BI? – An introduction to Power BI

What is Power BI? Microsoft’s Power BI is a cloud based self-service Business Intelligent (BI) solution. It provides  data analysis from a wide range of data sources.  It is user friendly and provides interactive data visualizations that means end users can create reports and dashboards without having to depend on technical staff. Power BI allows you […]

How does Power BI Licensing work?

Power BI Licensing So you want to start using Power BI –  here is a short article to help you understand the Power BI licensing and what licence you may need. Desktop Version – Free This Power BI Licence is Ideal to get started on building dashboards for personal use. You can explore your data […]

Why invest in Business Intelligence (BI) solutions?

  All businesses with a keen eye on spending will rightly ask “Why invest in Business Intelligence (BI) solutions?”  Many business systems bundle some reporting capability but rarely do these provide sufficient information.  It can be frustrating when a team has processes setup that is recording volumes of data which is then not available to […]

2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant BI

QGate offers leading BI solutions according to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant The 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant BI and Analytics Platforms are now published. The two Business Intelligence solutions that QGate offers are in the Leaders section: Microsoft Power BI Qlik Source: Gartner (February 2018) Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report is an ideal way to know what the market looks like […]

Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI 2017

Gartner Magic Quadrant BI 2017 – Qlik is a BI Leader for the 7th Year in a row The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant BI and Analytics Platforms are out. Guess who’s in the Leaders Quadrant… again! That’s right, Qlik made it for the 7th consecutive year! Source: Gartner (February 2017) Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report is an ideal […]

Qlik’s 11 Business Intelligence Trends for 2018

How do successful companies leverage their data, people, and ideas as strategic assets in today’s dynamic environments? By releasing them from their silos and connecting them in creative ways to provide powerful insights. Qlik have identified 11 emerging business intelligence trends for 2018 that make this possible.  Begin to transform your business. Find out what Qlik has identified as […]

Tips for Data Integration

Within most business environments there are multiple IT systems.  Each system is likely designed to fit the process of a certain area of the business eg. Sales processing or Production.  It is rare that one business system covers the end to end processes of a business including the finance and HR requirements that all businesses […]

Resources for understanding GDPR (and getting on with it)

Disclaimer: the content of this blog does not constitute and cannot be seen as legal advice, and should not form the basis upon which any person or organisation takes a decision or reaches a conclusion in regards to their rights and/or obligations. #GDPRCountDown The Global Data Protection Regulation comes into force exactly one year from […]