Data Lakes and SCV’s – up a creek without a paddle?

Data Lakes and SCV's IT vendors are always looking for new angles and the “next best thing” to sell through to IT directors and organisations. “Data Lakes” appears to be the latest ploy making the rounds, associated with the “Big Data” buzzword. It’s cropped up recently in several organisations we’re involved with and so we have explored some of the issues and the debate surrounding data lakes, unstructured and big data. So what is a data lake? Is it what used to be called a “Datamart”. Simple a ...

Adroit expands its offer with full Data Management capability

We are continuing to expand our offer with the arrival of Lee Thelwall to head up the Data Management section, offering data processing and cleansing capabilities to our growing client base.  Lee previously developed this area for Talking Numbers, and has over 15 years experience in delivering data and campaigns for blue-chip clients. Nigel Magson, MD of Adroit, commented “It’s great to have someone of Lee’s experience and capability on board for Adroit.  Good data management and data accura ...