Data Transparency and You

Why what you do with personal data has become a hot topic for every business and every individual. There is an abundance of data in the modern world that is growing at an exponential rate. In 1944, a study of stored information quaintly predicted that university libraries would double in size every 16 years. By 1980, a lecturer on mass […]

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The True Cost of Bad Data

In the healthcare sector, acting fast saves lives. Matthew Swindells is NHS England’s national director for operations and information, so it’s fair to assume he knows what he’s talking about. Speaking at the recent E-Health Week conference in London, he cut straight to the chase when he stated that, “Your predictive algorithm is worth […]

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Going backwards by standing still

The hidden costs of building rather than buying reveal themselves over time When the UK’s National Health Service was paralysed by a cyber-attack last week, it wasn’t hard to identify the culprit, particularly when the WannaCry malware had posted a ransom note demanding Bitcoin on the screen of every affected computer.[…]

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Secrets of successful data management: Use a proven, automated development architecture

Our ‘Secrets’ blog posts look at best practice for BI and other data project development. In a world where so many projects fail, or take a long time to achieve their original objectives, Insource sets out to help yours avoid any pitfalls and ensure smooth, swift success.[…]

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Secrets of successful data management: Automated Data Preparation

Accurate, available data is the cornerstone to an effective BI or other data project. Insource can help you achieve it. In our ‘Secrets’ series of blog posts, we look at some of the key factors you need to focus on to ensure best practice for your data management.[…]

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Secrets of successful data management: Data Warehouse Automation

Our last blog looked at the history of data management, and what we’ve learned along the way. Despite advancing technology and an appetite for information, there is widespread disappointment in BI development projects. It’s not for lack of effort, but rather that they simply don’t stand a chance to start with.[…]

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Data Management Secrets - Trailer

Data is vital to the success of your organisation. From serving customers better to achieving competitive advantage, from gaining product insight to staying compliant, good data delivers endless value. However, data management is a major challenge. With information volumes exploding and IT budgets under constant scrutiny, it's important to […]

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10 elements of a successful data warehouse development

Data warehouse developments often fail because the business and technology elements of the projects are not synchronised efficiently or effectively.   By eliminating manual effort, data warehouse automation (DWA) products enable business and technology to collaborate in an agile way.[…]

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Automation, the Industrial Revolution and software development

Since the Industrial Revolution, automation has played a critical role in defining and driving the development of industry in multiple sectors. Today, it has the potential to revolutionise the data warehouse industry, removing human error and inconsistency from the manual software coding process.   […]

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Why Pathway Management and 18 Week RTT Processes Are Failing

In most acute trusts, 18 week RTT management involves a PAS, spreadsheets, other IT systems and lots of manual intervention. Not only is this massively time consuming and inefficient, but it doesn't address the root causes of the issues you face. We look at those root causes - and the solutions that enable you to address them.[…]

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