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Denodo partners Australia

We are delighted to announce that we have formed a partnership with Denodo. Denodo delivers data virtualisation solutions, allowing you to source and integrate data from underlying systems without the need to physicalise. Their platform comes with a robust layer of...

The 8 types of Data Scientist

Here's a light take on data science and the types of personalities that exist in the industry... From those of us obsessed with buzz words, to those who spend their life chasing the perfect model accuracy score. Can you relate to any of these types of data scientists?...

Personalisation at Scale

Aldi recently stirred up controversy with their attack on loyalty programs and the cost they incur on the average Australian’s pocket. In fact, Adrian Christie, the head of customer service at Aldi, claims it would take $15,000 in grocery spend to have enough points...

Machine learning: What’s all the buzz about?

Everybody is talking about machine learning and artificial intelligence. But what does this really mean and how do you find your way through the haze of buzzwords to start finding real value? The buzz might be recent, but AI and machine learning are old news. In fact,...

Explaining Machine Learning models

The following is a predicted* conversation between a Data Analyst and a Customer Retention Manager: Data Analyst: I have this great model, which can predict customer churn with really high accuracy!! Yayyy Customer Retention Manager: Awesome, Can you please send me...

Predicting Crime in New South Wales using Machine Learning

Machine learning is like a drug. The euphoria one gets from building a model that can make predictions with an accuracy level over 90% is overwhelming. I have been working a lot on machine learning over the last two years both for work and as a hobby. My greatest...