The Data Age – 6 Steps to Steer your Company Towards a Data-Oriented Culture

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In the following weeks, we will bring you articles about challenges many companies are facing in the advent of the Data Age, together with tips and best practices on how to deal with them. In the first part, we will start with the challenge of tackling your data: how to start working with your data, and to make it an important asset of your company.[Continue reading]

Saving the Best for Last: CloverETL at the Tableau Conference in Seattle


After four full days of discussing data, and the opportunities and challenges that come with it, Tableau’s Destination Data Conference in Seattle has come to an end. The event, the third we attended as an official partner of Tableau, and by far the largest of the year, was sold out with over 5600 attendees, many who came to see how data solutions like Clover can empower their Tableau analytics and visualizations.[Continue reading]

CloverETL 4.0 Milestone 2 released. Brace for subgraphs!

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The second milestone of 4.0 is here so it’s about time to show you what it involves. Milestone releases give you early access to new features and improvements in CloverETL. The second milestones are usually very close to the final production version - nearly all features of the production version are in the milestone release so you can start preparing for the transition.[Continue reading]

Tableau on Tour Conference in London


We’ve just wrapped up the Tableau Conference on Tour in London, organized by data visualization software giant, Tableau. Attending along with our partner, Vision4Data, for a second time (following our first conference, last month at the Hague)  we chatted with dozens of companies and sponsors from numerous fields, who all deal with data on a daily basis.[Continue reading]

Quo vadis, Facebook Graph API? API v2.0 Restrictions


In April 2014, Facebook published a new version of its API. You can find their upgrade guide from v1.0 to the new version v2.0 here. The change is huge, and obviously aims to tighten security and abuse prevention. However, this change also brings a surprising amount of pain and misery to developers. Let me start with a simple scenario: basically search for people I know and contact them. I went through a lot of trouble just to do that! So, I’d like to share my frustration in trying to adopt this new Facebook Graph API. If you agree, commiserate in the comments below.[Continue reading]