Author Archives: Andrew Dean

Life is Complicated (or is it?)

Time for a bit of a philosophical ramble. Whichever field we work in and at whatever level we are at,  it appears that the landscape is becoming more and more complex. And we seem to be constantly bombarded with messages … Continue reading

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Credit Agency Blunder over Twins

On the front page of the Sunday Times money section this weekend was an article concerning a well known credit reference agency who had managed to merge data from two different individuals into a single report, thereby allowing each individual … Continue reading

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We are not alone.

Phew! I’ve just finished leaping about, running around, whooping, cheering, turning cartwheels and generally expressing feelings of great delight. The reason for all this glee? Well I have just finished reading an article in the Times predicting the demise of … Continue reading

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Big Data – Don’t Get Left Behind!

I am still seeing lots of posts / blogs / comments at the moment where it is apparent that the term “Big Data” is either not fully understood or is being miss-used simply to gain peoples attention. Which is of course … Continue reading

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Single Customer View – How badly do you want it?

I was recently reading a report on the state of data quality. I wont say who produced it because it doesn’t matter. Suffice to say that it reiterated what most people in the data world already know:- Data Quality is a … Continue reading

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