Tag: Data Management

Case Study – Rightship gains clearer insight into a sea of data

October 30, 2017

Read our latest case study and see how we helped RightShip review and improve their data visualisation tools.

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

Best Place to Work 2017

August 30, 2017

This is the 8th consecutive year that Altis has been recognised as one of the 50 Best Places to Work in Australia   “This is a testament to our unwavering focus on our ethos of ‘Connecting with Courage, Heart, and Insight’” said John Hoffman, CEO of Altis. “We are passionate believers that an engaged team

Future Plans for the Visual Business Intelligence Workshops with Stephen Few

August 16, 2017

Altis Consulting have been proud training partners of Perceptual Edge and Stephen Few since 2010. Over the years, we have hosted over 20 workshops, teaching upwards of 1,100 students. Stephen has decided that it is time for him to take a step back from teaching, and has passed the torch to his colleague Nick Desbarats

Who owns your data strategy?

May 25, 2017

Our UK Country Manager, Peter Hopwood, was recently interviewed for an article “Who owns your data strategy and how do you define it effectively” written by Michael Gilmour from Michael Page Technology. Here is what Peter had to say in the article: Peter Hopwood, Altis Consulting UK Regional Manager, has been working in BI for

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

Are you realising the full potential SQL Server?

March 2, 2017

One of our Sydney consultants, Dawie Kruger, shares some of his thoughts on the features and functionality available in Microsoft SQL Server that he feels are being underutilised by organisations. I was privileged enough to attend Microsoft Ignite 2017 this year on the Gold Coast. There was considerable talk about the new features that will

Microsoft Ignite

February 17, 2017

Two of our consultants, Michael Betterton and Dawie Kruger, are attending Microsoft Ignite on the Gold Coast this week, and in this blog they share some of the insights from the event. The opening key note delivered by Scott Guthrie, the VP of cloud and Enterprise for Microsoft had a strong cloud message to the

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

Six takeaways from the TDWI Conference

October 19, 2016

James Black from our Sydney office recently attended the TDWI conference “Analytics across the Enterprise” earlier this month in San Diego, California. Here he shares his key takeaways from the conference. The main theme of the conference was developing insight-driven organisations that succeed in using analytics to create real business impact.   As with all

Making Data Governance Successful – 5 key principles

September 14, 2016

Amir Zaki from our Sydney office, who has performed numerous successful data governance projects, shares the 5 key principles for driving successful Data Governance initiatives. Although “Data Governance” is an important factor for any organisation to improve data quality, and drive ownership and accountability of critical data assets across their lifecycle, it is often unsuccessful.

Where does a Data Lake fit in the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence landscape?

July 20, 2016

In this Altis white paper, Anastasia Voinou from our Melbourne office talks about Data Lakes and their place in an Information Management architecture. There is a lot of talk in the market about Data Lakes and how enterprises should be implementing a Data Lake, “Where does a Data Lake fit in the Data Warehouse and

Transforming the Energy Sector

June 29, 2016

Our Utilities Practice Lead, Rhubesh Goomiah shares some insights from Australian Energy Week. I recently attended the Australian Energy Week 2016 conference in Melbourne, a new event designed to gather professionals from the Australian energy sector. It was an excellent opportunity to network with people from a number of organisations, ranging from the traditional energy

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

The data sharing wheels of government turn slowly. But they’re turning

April 8, 2016

Canberra based Senior Consultant Paul Priestly talks about his takeaways from the recent ‘Data Management and Sharing in Government’ conference. Recently, I attended this conference in Canberra. It was with some anticipation that I looked forward to this given I had also attended a previous conference on a similar topic  2 years ago and was

Is there a case for federated data models?

April 1, 2016

By Gus Verzosa With so much useful data available to organisations today that doesn’t reside in-house combined with the reality that true data sharing is still a long way off, is there a need to move to federated data models? We believe there is a strong case for federated data models, particularly within the public

Trends in public sector data management and data sharing

March 21, 2016

Altis recently sponsored the Public Sector Data Management, Sharing and Publishing conference held in Canberra from 8-9 March 2016.   Over these two days, Matthew McNamara and two of his colleagues from our Canberra office engaged in some interesting and broad discussions with most of the 50 or so attendees and speakers. A popular topic