The Changing Role of BI Professionals: Why managers think beyond BI skills when hiring analytics talent

The following is the second in a series of four blog posts on the evolving roles, skills, and functions played by business intelligence and data professionals. We learned in our first post in this series how the role of business…

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The Changing Role of BI Professionals: From Analysts to Scientists

The following is the first in a series of four blog posts on the evolving roles, skills, and functions played by business intelligence and data professionals. It’s been estimated that 65 percent of current primary school students will eventually hold…

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GitHub and Microsoft – Did you hear?

Open-Source, GitHub and Microsoft. If I heard that during the Ballmer era of Microsoft, I’d ask if it was April 1st or not. If you are not a Microsoft junkie or just been busy working, you may not have heard…

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Pythian’s Vice President of Business Development Recognized as One of CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel

OTTAWA, ON, May 14, 2018 – Pythian, a global IT company that helps businesses leverage disruptive data technologies to better compete, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Vanessa Simmons, Vice President of Business Development…

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Infographic: Five ways to make analytics for everyone

It’s not a stretch to say that data is taking over the world. You can see the signs everywhere, from news stories highlighting the breathtaking pace of data creation—projected to hit 163 zettabytes per day by 2025—to the ongoing and…

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Why your data hub belongs in the cloud

Whether your core infrastructure is on-prem or in the cloud, there’s only one choice for your data hub
The public cloud effectively provides you with three options:  Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service or Software as a Service. And with IaaS, people often face the choice of “rent vs buy”.

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Cloudscape Episode 3: March 2018 roundup of the key AWS, GCP and Azure Updates

Welcome back to the Cloudscape Podcast. Today on the show we are once again joined by our panel of experts, Greg Baker who is representing Amazon Web Services, John Laham representing Google Cloud Platform, and Warner Chaves representing Microsoft Azure….

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Datascape Podcast Episode 23 – Private vs. Public Blockchains

On today’s show, we welcome Adam Muise to chat with us about the ins and outs of the private and public blockchain. This is a somewhat intermediate discussion and is not an introduction to the blockchain or cryptocurrency, so if…

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What is the Role of Configuration Management in the World of Immutable infrastructure and Serverless Architectures?

On March 20th, we spoke with industry experts Greg Baker and Ryan Bezdicek to discuss this topic and others relating to configuration management. There is an argument that configuration management is on its way out now—that we’re ready to usher…

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Pythian creates a seamless “pipeline” between Google and AWS

Using machine learning, a software engineering company developed a solution on behalf of a global agriculture biotechnology firm. The accelerated process was able to analyze and derive insight from massive volumes of data. The app was developed to enable farmers…

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