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03

Sep

Inspire: Trust and technology’s inflection point

It was 22 minutes into Brad Smith’s CoreNote presentation at this year's MIcrosoft Inspire and I had a lump in my throat. ... read full post

Posted by:  James Page , Practice Director Partners, Alliances & Channels |  03 September 2019

Data Analytics, Data Insights, Security, #Inspire, Trust


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02

Sep

Meet Intergen’s new Data and AI National Practice Lead – Adele Marshall

Following 20 years working in data, business intelligence and analytics at the likes of Woolworths, Southern Cross, Sovereign and Vodafone, Adele Marshall is now bringing her considerable experience to businesses large and small as Intergen’s data and AI national practice lead. ... read full post

Posted by:  Adele Marshall , Practice Lead, Intergen |  02 September 2019

Power BI, Data Analytics, Data Intelligence, AI, Artificial Intelligence, #datareimagine, #AIReimagine


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02

Sep

Where are you on the business intelligence maturity curve?

If you want an indication of the power of data analytics, look no further than the fitness bands hundreds of thousands of Kiwis now wear to track their steps and physical exercise. ... read full post

Posted by:  Priyanka Roy , Head of Data & AI, Intergen |  02 September 2019

Power BI, Data Analytics, Data Intelligence, #datareimagine


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30

Jul

Shocking stories from the battlefields of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 EOS

How confident are you about how many and what systems you have running in your environment and, in particular, the number of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 instances you have? ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  30 July 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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05

Jul

Sweat the small stuff now, reap even bigger returns from your Microsoft Azure migration

There are times when sweating the small stuff really does matter. Case in point: Migrating your Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft Windows Server 2008 workloads to Microsoft Azure. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  05 July 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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27

Jun

An opportunity for modernisation: SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 End of Support

End of support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is nigh. But it doesn’t have to be a negative. In fact, I believe end of support is a perfect opportunity to modernise. It’s a chance to look at your systems and ask: “Is there a better way to do this?” ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  27 June 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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17

Jun

Mitigating the risks of SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 End of Support

Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ends on July 9, 2019, followed six months later with support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 ending on January 14, 2020. This means from those dates you won’t receive the regular security updates and patches you’ve been used to receiving from Microsoft. New vulnerabilities however, will certainly continue to be found. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  17 June 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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27

Apr

Five ways data will change your business in 2018

Whether you’re a sole trader, a mid-size business or a global enterprise, data is playing an ever increasing role in the way in which you run your business and interact with your customers. ... read full post

Posted by:  Dan Smith , Practice Lead, Data Insights |  27 April 2018

Data Analytics, Data Insights, Customer and Member Analytics, Business Insights


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26

Mar

Why data is like a crystal ball for business

Despite having a relatively short history, the world of big data is increasing and evolving at an astonishing rate. Now, we’ve gone beyond pure data analytics and moved into the predictive realm – where artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions are being applied to help businesses actively predict and forecast trends based on existing data.    ... read full post

Posted by:  Ben Johnson , National Business Manager, Data Insights  |  26 March 2018

Data Analytics, Data Insights, Customer and Member Analytics, Business Insights


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21

Mar

Five questions to determine if you’re really on top of your organisation’s data

Thanks to the rapid proliferation of digital technology, data is now everywhere. It’s in our homes, shops, workplaces, schools, hospitals and even our roads and waterways. And all of this data is increasing in volume – and velocity – every moment.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Sundeep Rehill , Practice Lead Data Insights |  21 March 2018

Data Analytics, Data Insights, Customer and Member Analytics, Business Insights


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05

Mar

Microsoft BI right at home in Gartner's North-East

In Gartner City the coveted land is in the North-East where the parks and cafes are frequented by those with a vision for the future and the proven ability to achieve it. ... read full post

Posted by:  Bryce Saunders , Senior Consultant |  05 March 2018

Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Data Insight, Data Intelligence, #datareimagine


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25

Sep

Effective segmentation: the key to successful marketing

If you look back at the early marketing communications, you’ll see that identical offers were usually disseminated to every customer with a single message - the same product and the same price for all customers.   ... read full post

Posted by:  Andrew Murphy , Data Insights Developer |  25 September 2017

CRM, Data Analytics, Data Insights, Customer and Member Analytics, Customer insights


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04

Sep

Why lead prioritisation should be a priority in your organisation

As the race to digital transformation accelerates, organisations are spending millions of dollars on implementing digital ecosystems and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions to help convert leads into real business. ... read full post

Posted by:  Ben Johnson , National Business Manager, Data Insights  |  04 September 2017

CRM, Data Analytics, Data Insights, Customer and Member Analytics, Customer insights


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29

Aug

The data-driven world

The world is growing at an incredibly fast pace and things are becoming increasingly inter-connected. In his latest book, Thank you for being late , Thomas Friedman captures this aptly: “It was only a few years ago when Facebook did not exist, twitter was still a sound, the cloud was still in the sky, 4G was a parking place, linked in was a prison, application is what you sent to colleges, big data was a rap star, and skype was a typographical error.”  ... read full post

Posted by:  Priyanka Roy , Head of Data & AI, Intergen |  29 August 2017

Power BI, Data Analytics, Digital Transformation, Data Intelligence, #datareimagine, Less Busyness More Business


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21

Aug

How to get started with Predictive Analytics

Recently predictive and especially prescriptive analytics started to receive a lot of press and attention. While predictive analytics has been around for decades, the latest technology advances have made the technical aspect of implementing predictive analytics much easier.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Anna Tarasoff , Data Insights Manager, Data Insights, Intergen |  21 August 2017

Power BI, Data Analytics, Digital Transformation, Data Intelligence, #datareimagine, Less Busyness More Business, #AIReimagine


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