Knowledge base

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.
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...
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Ivana Pejeva
Event organized by Moore Stephens and element61 in collaboration with Trends, which brought 3 top speakers to talk about "Artificial intelligence" and what this means for our future.
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Bart Van Der Vurst
What’s a DMP? A DMP is a data management platform typically used in digital marketing & advertising to collect, build & distribute target audiences across various platforms. It typically acts as the heart of a Marketing organization as...
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Bart Van Der Vurst
This insight makes you understand how Qlik can help you gain more value from big data.
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Peter Van Craenenbroeck
This insight describes the maturity levels of a TM1 application, for handling data and metadata quality. Most of the integrated TM1 applications have a global technical setup.
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Barry Jansen
Most Marketers still highlight data an underused asset. Although marketing is already data-driven area, most organizations struggle leveraging any data smartness in their entire digital marketing. We outline the use-cases & how to get started
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Bart Van Der Vurst
Predictive Analytics is a must. To prevent technology & skills to be a blocker for using Predictive Analytics, we see that more and more predictive tools emerge. In this insights, we outline the three types of predictive tools: coding tools,...
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Bart Van Der Vurst
SAP BW/4HANA, the Next Generation real-time data warehouse was launched in September 2016. This article gives an overview of the solution, the key benefits and the migration paths to BW/4HANA, as opposed to the previous SAP BW releases. It will also...
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Adrien Constant
Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) will be the new face of IBM's legendary TM1 planning and analysis platform. The main functionalities are a rich interactive user interface, an easy synchronization and data discovery interface. PAW is not merely an...
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Pieter-Jan Beckers
Over the years Power BI evolved a lot and with this originated several ways of working with it. There are different license models, free and paying. Next to a desktop version there is also a cloud version and recently Microsoft released an on-...
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Davy Knuysen