Tag: Business Outcomes

Credit Controllers are Data Analysts too

November 27, 2017

Ian Stuart from our London office, has recently had an article published in the Credit Control Journal, one of the world’s leading research journals dedicated to the advancement of asset risk management, credit analysis and corporate risk. Credit Controllers are data analysts too, explains Ian. Yet, most organisations fail to realise the role that Business

Image Analytics with Machine Learning

September 25, 2017

by Jeremiah Mannings Image analytics, deep learning and neural networks are terms thrown around all day on platforms like LinkedIn, but what can they really do for your business? Here at Altis, we have been working to provide an answer to that problem. Sure, the technology is really cool, but it would be even cooler

Big data on AWS – a project success story

July 21, 2017

An Altis project team in Sydney went live this week, with a new big data solution on AWS for a family restaurant chain with over 900 locations across Australia. What made this a big data project and a success? Typically big data is described in terms of the 3 Vs – velocity, volume and variety.

AWS Summit: moving up the stack and technology convergence

April 11, 2017

Our AWS Practice Lead Guillaume Jaudouin attended the latest AWS Sydney Summit last week. Read on to hear Guillaume’s key takeaways from this event. As is becoming usual, the AWS Sydney Summit was packed (6,000+ attendees), loud and intense. The keynote line up was impressive and the summit was the place to be for anyone

How do you measure progress in your data and analytics journeys?

March 20, 2017

Altis have been helping our clients advance their data journeys towards making better use of information to drive efficiencies, profitability and other tangible outcomes for 19 years. We’ve seen how measuring current state and revisiting maturity assessments over time help an organisation prioritise and achieve their future visions. That’s why we’re excited to launch our

Our experiment with Sentiment Analysis on Yammer

March 16, 2017

Big data is pervasive today but many organisations are still struggling to understand where it fits into their technology and business landscape and to define a suitable use case to get started with Big Data. At Altis, we’ve been exploring different use cases for Big Data and our team have built a Sentiment Analysis tool

JISC and HEPI in the UK publish a Headline News article referencing the success of Altis’ work on Learner Analytics in Australia.

February 9, 2017

JISC – a not-for-profit organisation that encourages Higher education institutes to adopt digital services and solutions, and HEPI –  a UK think tank devoted to higher education, published a news article earlier this week entitled ‘Reducing drop-out rates with Technology: Learning from Australia.’ This article reviewed best practice approaches across the world, and referenced the

A Crash Course in Survival Analysis: Customer Churn (Part II)

February 8, 2017

Joshua Cortez, a member of our Data Science Team, has put together a series of blogs on using survival analysis to predict customer churn. This is part two of the blog series. Survival Curves The survival curve is fundamental in survival analysis. It tells us the probability that a customer will still be subscribed to

A Crash Course in Survival Analysis: Customer Churn (Part I)

January 31, 2017

Joshua Cortez, a member of our Data Science Team, has put together a series of blogs on using survival analysis to predict customer churn. This is part one of the blog series. Introduction Customer churn is familiar to many companies offering subscription services. Simply put, customer churn is the event of a customer opting out

AWS re:Invent

January 14, 2017

This week, Guillaume Jaudouin our AWS Practice Leads takes us through some of the announcements made by AWS during the re:Invent week. As in every year, the AWS re:Invent week came with a host of new announcements, of which you can get the complete list here. At Altis Consulting we focus on data and what

Altis appoints new Practice Lead

November 1, 2016

Altis is pleased to announce that Amir Zaki has been appointed to lead our Data Management practice.   Our Data Management Practice will enable us to further assist our clients who are planning or implementing a Data Management solution, whether it be Data Governance, Data Quality, Master Data Management, Data Migration or Data Integration. The

What can data science and analytics offer business and government

July 6, 2016

Thousands of businesses collect vast quantities of data, yet they struggle to turn the potential knowledge and insights into business advantage. Although the task can seem massive, the benefits can be great, allowing organisations to unlock additional sources of revenues and efficiencies. For some organisations such as those in the utilities and human services sectors,

Altis appoints new Practice Leads

June 21, 2016

Altis is pleased to announce that due to significant demand we have created technology practices for AWS and Microsoft.     Guillaume Jaudouin James Mitchell Guillaume Jaudouin has been appointed to lead our AWS practice, while James Mitchell has been appointed to lead our Microsoft practice.  These new practices will enable us to further assist

Altis invests in leading predictive analytics outsourcing and training business

May 30, 2016

By 2020, 75% of large and midsize organisations globally will compete using advanced analytics and proprietary algorithms according to Gartner.  So what’s stopping businesses from using analytics and proprietary algorithms to drive their business forward? The biggest hurdle is the availability of qualified and experienced data scientists. McKinsey projects that by 2018 the demand for

How to Find the Right Data and Achieve Tangible Business Outcomes with Data Supply Chains

May 13, 2015

How do you find the right data and use it effectively to achieve tangible business outcomes? These are common concerns that have been challenging the data world for decades; the quest for right data and the effort needed to turn it into information and ultimately into intelligence. Ever changing business scenarios, requirements, attitude of data

Business Intelligence in the Cloud

July 2, 2014

There is a lot of excitement around about ‘cloud’ solutions right now. But do you know how cloud solutions be used for your Business Intelligence needs? What is cloud? The ‘cloud’ in cloud computing can be defined as the set of hardware, networks, storage, services, and interfaces that combine to deliver aspects of computing as