Data Science

Switching container nodes in Docker and getting ‘no matching manifest’ error

I've producing content for a Kubernetes and Docker for a project I was working on recently, and I'm now just getting to blog about some of the errors that isn't in the content. I am focused on running Windows Containers. When I tried to pull down an image from Docker Hub, I got the following… Continue reading Switching container nodes in Docker and getting ‘no matching manifest’ error

Business Intelligence, PowerBI, Tableau

University of Washington Foundations of Data Analysis Course

I'm pleased to announce that the University of Washington are running a Foundations of Data Analysis course, starting in January 2020.  In this 10-week course, you'll learn how to understand and analyze data. We’ll start with fundamental data-related concepts, terminology and ethical considerations. You’ll learn how to articulate business problems and identify required data. Using Microsoft Excel and SQL, you’ll practice gathering, cleaning and organizing data. Finally you’ll use Tableau to effectively describe, analyze and visualize data.

Artificial Intelligence, Data Science

European Data Science & AI Awards 2019 Entry details

The European DatSci & AI Awards in collaboration with the BDVA & CeADAR are now accepting entries!   I'm delighted to announce that I am on the Judging Panel this year, along with people that I admire. The Awards recognizes the gold standard for Data Science & AI in Industry, Education and Social Responsibility and connects the Data Science community… Continue reading European Data Science & AI Awards 2019 Entry details

Data Science, PowerBI

Marketing as a strategic business partner: mixing theory, research and #data

Marketing is viewed as a key strategic participant in achieving the goals of businesses, both large and small. I thought I'd share how we started to apply marketing theory, practice, and insights from data. There are tons of 'skate on the surface' marketing soundbite books, which may sound good at the first glance with no… Continue reading Marketing as a strategic business partner: mixing theory, research and #data

Business Intelligence, Data Relish Services, Data Science, PowerBI, SQLServerPedia Syndication

I’m speaking at #ITDevConnections 2018!

I'm speaking at #ITDevConnections 2018! Join me in Dallas and learn on topics such as: Blockchain Demystified for Business Intelligence Professionals Data Analytics with Azure Cosmos Schema-less Data and Power BI R in Power BI for Absolute Beginners There is also a Women in Technology lunch and I'm excited about that, too! Join me in… Continue reading I’m speaking at #ITDevConnections 2018!

Data Science, PowerBI, Tableau

Fun DataDive with DataKind UK

This weekend, I volunteered with DataKind UK on their Summer DataDive, which took place on the weekend of 28th and 29th July 2018 in the Pivotal London offices in Shoreditch. I had a fantastic, memorable weekend, mixing with around 200 other data scientists. I'd like to thank the DataKind team for being so inspirational, giving,… Continue reading Fun DataDive with DataKind UK

PowerBI, Tableau

Tableau Prep, Power Query and Power BI – Good together?

A question I often here is this: Which tool should I use, Tableau or Power BI? The truth is: They are not mutually exclusive. Tableau is great at business mysteries: ill-defined questions where you have to surf the data for results. Power BI is particularly great at modelling and cleaning the data, with clean, crisp… Continue reading Tableau Prep, Power Query and Power BI – Good together?