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.
With SAP BPC (BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation), customers can already benefit from one single platform where management reporting, planning processes and financial consolidation are unified.
Power BI is a Self-service Business Intelligence solution from Microsoft. In this Insight we discuss the approach and the limitations for connecting to SAP Data Sources including SAP HANA, SAP Business Warehouse, SAP BPC cubes and SAP BW4/HANA.
IBM has recently released their newest version of their core BI software, Cognos Analytics 11.1.0. We've been able to give their demo environment a first test drive and are very keen to share with you our first impressions.
If you want to start a new software project today, you will likely be looking at Python for your codebase. It's easy to use and allows for quick development thanks to the many great third party libraries.
In machine learning, normalization/standardization involves feature scaling, where the features (variables) used for making predictions are scaled to the same range of values. The feature scaling process is applied in the data preprocessing step...
Azure Databricks is an Apache Spark-based analytics service that allows you to build end-to-end machine learning & real-time analytics solutions. Azure Databricks offers all of the components and capabilities of Apache Spark with a possibility...