The Data Analytics Journey

The Data Analytics Journey

Data analytics may seem like a difficult concept to grasp, but what if we could make it simple for you?  Join us as we explain this vital business tool, in a way that is super easy to digest. Data analytics means analysing raw data.  With the information gained, decisions can be made in order to […]

Looker: Your Cloud-Based Data Visualization Tool

Looker: Your Cloud-Based Data Visualization Tool | Opennetworks

With the need for Business Intelligence (BI) being at an all-time high, we think it’s time to introduce you to a one-stop solution, Looker.  This Californian company was founded in 2012 and has thousands of customers around the world.  We love what they do and we think you will too. Looker is a business intelligence and relational […]

The Benefits of Automation in Data Analytics

The Benefits of Automation in Data Analytics | Opennetworks

When you think about how your day is organized, do you factor in data testing, analysis, and reporting?  We are willing to bet that, unless you are a data analyst, you don’t.  And that is why we believe so strongly in automation in data analytics.     “The key is not spending time, but investing in […]

Business Intelligence (BI) Tools

Business Intelligence (BI) Tools | Opennetworks

What Business Intelligence (BI) Tools are, what’s available, and what to consider before choosing yours. When it comes to choosing your Business Intelligence (BI) tool, the more you know, the better.  With a multitude of options available, it can become a little daunting to decide what to go with.   Knowing a little more about exactly what BI […]

Data Mapping Best Practices

How to prepare your data for use and what to keep in mind when setting up your data. Data mapping is one of the first stages of data management.  It involves establishing connections between different objects in an integration flow.  In data mapping, specific procedures are used to sort data into sets, and you need to follow […]

Our Top 5 Google Workspace Features

Our Top 5 Google Workspace Features

Did you know that, according to Findstack, 16% of companies in the world are 100% remote?  And would you believe that of those, 77% of remote workers say they are more productive when working from home? But what is it that makes a remote worker productive?  We reckon it’s the flexibility to work at your own pace, in […]

Why Cloud Computing is Not a One-Size-Fits-All Solution

Cloud, in a nutshell, is the delivery of computing as a service.  Shared resources, software and information are provided to devices by means of the internet.  It allows on-demand, scalable pools of resources connected by networks.  These resources allow access to infrastructure, apps, data and storage, all with the opportunity for rapid scaling and deployment. […]

From multiple clouds to the Multicloud

From multiple clouds to the Multicloud | Opennetworks

Your package solution for working in multiple environments. A massive 92% of enterprises interviewed by Flexera use a deliberate multicloud strategy. What does that mean? Basically, a whole lot of businesses are making use of a combination of: One or more public clouds On-premises data centres Private clouds Edge locations So, why would it benefit a business […]

What’s the Big Deal About Data Analytics?

What it is, why you need it, how it works and what you can do with data analytics. What is it? Basically, it’s when we take raw data and analyze it so that we can use the information. Why do we need it? Being able to analyze data gives us the power to improve the […]

How to Ensure Communication Keeps Flowing in Your Teams

It’s easier than you may think! Anyone who has ever been in a relationship will probably relate to the fact that communication is key.  Well, the same rule applies to your relationship with your employees, your colleagues and their relationships with each other. Without communication, there can be no team. A 2016 LinkedIn survey concluded that American […]