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As a learning organisation, element61 stimulates its consultants to further build on their already vast experiences through investments in a personal development plan and a company-wide content development initiative. Through formal training, presence at industry events, networking, recommended reading and internet based information exchange, our consultants further dive into specialized topics of their own interest.
 
These result in what we call "Insights", own produced research content, often complemented by personal experiences and opinions. Below you can find our currently published list of Insights.
Lately a lot of issues have come to surface with Cognos Analytics users who have (automatically) upgraded their browsers to version v84 or above. Also users who still use IBM Cognos 10 are affected. The root cause is a change in the security...
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Joeri Willems
If you have worked with data in Python before, you are probably familiar with the following line of code: import pandas as pd The Pandas library is widely seen as the de-facto standard library for data science in Python and rightly so. It offers a...
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Louis Dubaere
As a Data scientist you are constantly working on Machine Learning problems, mostly collaborating with others. To do so successfully, vendors are developing ML workflow tools which can assist teams in managing the lifecycle of Machine Learning. In...
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Floriant Sturm
In this insight I will guide you through what Power BI dataflows are all about and how you can easily setup a "date" Power BI dataflow, which you can reuse in all your datasets. What are Power BI dataflows? Power BI dataflows are Power Query...
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Timothy Van Brusselen
SAP S/4HANA Group Reporting is the latest Financial Close and Consolidation software from SAP. The solution supports an organization’s finance department.
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Jeff Persico
In this Insight, we will clarify what out-of-the-box deployment pipelines are all about and what the feature can do for your organization.
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Timothy Van Brusselen
What is Azure Synapse Analytics? Azure Synapse Analytics is the Azure SQL Datawarehouse rebranded. Azure Synapse Analytics v2 (workspaces incl. Azure Synapse Studio) is still in preview. This version of Azure Synapse Analytics integrates existing...
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Ivana Pejeva
IBM has recently released their latest version of Cognos Analytics: version 11.1.7, which contains new features and is the final release in the 11.1 stream.
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Joeri Willems
On June 18th 2020, Databricks announced that the Apache Spark 3.0 release is available as part of their new Databricks Runtime 7.0. Apache Spark 3.0 itself got released only 8 days prior on the 10th of June. We really love these quick innovation...
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Yoshi Coppens
It’s not easy to work with incremental data in a data lake. If you would want to transform only the data files that just entered your data lake, you would need a notification service, a message queue and/or a batch trigger all to just get the...
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Ivana Pejeva

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